Tag Archives: Homosexuality

Hinduism and Homosexuality

Hinduism and Homosexuality

The Hindu stance on the issue of homosexuality is not clear. There is conflict in the Hindu scriptures. The first and foremost injunction in the Bhagavad Gita is that all of us are individual souls who are eternal. Thus, we are not our bodies. To actually come to this realisation, we must act in accordance with our true nature. That …

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Christianity and Homosexuality

Christianity and Homosexuality

Christianity is further divided by many denominations such as Anglican, Catholic and the Uniting Church and many smaller sects and denominations. Within the Christian church there exists a wide diversity of opinions on the question of homosexuality. While nearly all agree with the need to accept homosexual persons, there is no agreement regarding how to regard homosexual behaviour – what …

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Buddhism and Homosexuality

Buddhism and Homosexuality

There are many schools of Buddhism, such as Zen or Tibetan. Overall Buddhism does not condemn homosexuality. Buddhist countries also tend to have few social and legal prohibitions against homosexuality. Some, such as Thailand, are relatively free of homophobia. The Dalai Lama, the most respected leader of a Buddhist sect, is ambiguous on the subject of homosexuality. All in all, …

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Islam and Homosexuality

Islam and Homosexuality

There is no doubt that in Islam homosexuality is considered ‘sinful’. Homosexuality as far as Islam is concerned is a profound mistake (as are all sins if they are not intending to do wrong). Islam believes that humans are not homosexual by nature and that people become homosexuals because of their environments. The Holy Koran and Homosexuality There are five …

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Gay Origins

Many people believe that homosexuality is a new thing that came about in the 20th century and also assumes that it came from America. But after reading various sources i start to realise that homosexuality has been part of the human race since the start of time and even has been in the UK before the birth of Christ. In …

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Homosexuality in the Ottoman Empire

Especially Most of them are slim waist and tall. As they surrendered, they showed softness with each limb. Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali is a famous Ottoman historian who grew up in the sixteenth century. He was born in 1541 in Gallipoli. He started his education at a young age and graduated from the madrasa at the age of twenty. He was …

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Ten Animals that Engage in Homosexual Acts

Scientific research is spotting a surprising range of animals that engage in same-sex relationships. In this mind-expanding list, we will look at the “Lesbian Albatrosses” of Hawaii; male dolphins who keep boyfriends; and sam-sex seagull couples who adopt young to raise together. In the animal world, big surprises always await us: No. 10 Rams We are often told to count …

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LGBTI Life in Afghanistan: Gradually Improving?

In 2012, Nemat Sadat, a former professor of political science at American University of Afghanistan mobilized a LGBT movement and on August 22, 2013, he became the first public figure to come out as gay and campaigned for gender freedom and sexual liberation. There does not seem to be much internet information on improvements since then, but I would think …

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Twenty-Five Unusual Facts About Homosexuality

1.The labrys, a double-edged hatchet or axe, is a symbol of strength and unity for the lesbian community. Demeter, the Goddess of Earth, is said to have used a labrys as her scepter, especially in religious ceremonies. 2. In 1987, Delta Airlines apologized for arguing in plane crash litigation that it should pay less in compensation for the life of …

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Acceptance of Homosexuality is Increasing

According to a study conducted in the USA, the tendency of homosexuality to be accepted in societies has increased worldwide. Turkey showed differences in acceptance rates by 25 percent Trends countries. According to the survey results announced by the US-based Pew research company, more and more people around the world are of the opinion that homosexuality should be accepted more. …

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