purple Homosexuality• 64% of human societies surveyed either condone or encourage same-sex relationships.
Stereotypes ofgays on TV Gay men are seen as feminine Body language shows this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =3F16FuAw8h8
purple Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships
purple Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships Kelly & Warshafsky (1986): 46% of gay and lesbians reported using physical aggression for conflict resolution with their partners. Brand & Kidd (1986): 25% of lesbians surveyed reported that they had been physically abused by their lesbian partners. Coleman (1990): Of 90 lesbian couples surveyed, 46% experienced “repeated acts of violence in their relationships.” Reyes (1991): 26% of lesbians reported physical, sexual and emotional abuse in their current same-sex relationship. Renzetti (1996): 22-46% of all lesbians have been in a physically violent, same-sex relationship.
‘Coming out of the closet’ Red Social Factors: age, gender ethnicity Gay pride in Brighton Legal Rights Homosexuality Past and present Icons!
blue Religion and HomosexualityChristian views-Christian hold a variety of views on the issue of homo- sexuality.-Most Christians confirm the importance of accepting and welcoming homosexuals into their communities and protecting their civil rights,regard it as a natural acceptance.-some Christians condemn homosexual acts as sinful. Islam views -Islam homosexuality is considered sinful. Homosexuality as far as Islam is concerned is a profound mistake. -Humans are not homosexuals by nature. People become homosexuals particularly because of their environments during puburty.
blue The Celluloid Closet by Vito Russo - Representation of gays and lesbians in Hollywood films from the 1890s to the 1980s, and demonstrates a history of homophobia. - He argues that Hollywood’s portrayal of lesbians and gay men has often been cruel and homophobic. Red