Sexual preferences"Behaviour Research and Therapy26 5: All cultures have their own values regarding appropriate and inappropriate sexuality ; some sanction same-sex love and sexuality, while others disapprove of such activities. Archived from the original on 3 January Most international human rights organizations, such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty Internationalcondemn laws that make homosexual relations between consenting adults a crime. Traditionalists among the world's major religions generally disapprove of homosexuality, and prominent opponents of social acceptance of homosexuality often cite religious arguments to support their views. Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Archived from the original on 4 October
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According to a poll, a strong majority of Israeli Jews say they would accept a gay child and go on with life as usual. Sexual orientation and society Social philosophy. Since the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Iranian government has executed more than 4, people charged with homosexual acts. Retrieved 8 December In the Septuagint translation of the Old Testament, however, the relevant words employed in 1 Corinthians and 1 Timothy are the same words employed in Leviticus 18 to denote gay men. Jesus was known as a defender of those whose sexual sins were condemned by the Pharisees. Archived from the original on 4 October
BrootenLove between Women: Sexual orientation and society Social philosophy. Retrieved 5 December The extent to which such portrayals are stereotypes is disputed. In Canada, lesbian aboriginal women report feeling marginalized from mainstream and LGBT cultures, and from aboriginal communities and other communities of color.