MALE & FEMALE... GOD CREATED THEMKadelle D. PidorPhilosophy of Man/WomanUniversity of the Immaculate ConceptionDavao City, Philippines
GENESIS 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUALITY Homosexuality and Homosexual behavior have been documented since the time of ancient civilizations . Ancient Greece are the most well-known place where homosexuality was historically recorded and socially acknowledged. In Africa, multiple pieces of art that depict same- sex relationships have been discovered by archaeologists and historians.
HOMOSEXUALITY IN THE PHILIPPINES Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines have a distinctive culture but limited legal rights. Gays and lesbians are generally tolerated According to the 2010 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Survey, 11% of sexually active Filipinos between the ages of 15 and 24 have had sex with someone of the same sex.
CAUSES OF HOMOSEXUALITY Genetics Hormonal Imbalance Reincarnation Sexual Abuse Prenatal Hormone Defect Lack of bonding with same-sex parent
American Psychiatric Associationreports "There are no replicatedscientific studies supporting anyspecific biological etiology forhomosexuality."The APA further states "No specificpsychosocial or family dynamic causefor homosexuality has beenidentified, including histories ofchildhood sexual abuse."
HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE CHURCHHomosexual behaviour actsintended to arouse or stimulate asexual response regarding aperson of the same sex. TheCatholic Church teaches that suchacts are always violations ofdivine and natural law.
CONCLUSION:Homosexuality is a choice.We must recognize that its not about what we say or feel but what God says.