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Same sex attraction

  1. 1. Cheska Custodio Camille Cuizon Rocky Encontro Jedi Cabantog
  2. 2. What is Homosexuality? <ul><li>Men are sexually and emotionally attracted to men, and women are sexually and emotionally attracted to women. </li></ul><ul><li>Also called same-sex attraction (SSA) </li></ul><ul><li>Refers to &quot;an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affection, or romantic attractions&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Manifestation of sexual desire toward a member of one's own sex or the erotic activity with a member of the same sex </li></ul>
  3. 3. Historical Roots and Development <ul><li>In the 19 th century, large cities allowed greater anonymity, wage labor apart from family became common, more women were drawn out of home, evidence of new pattern of homosexual expression surfaced </li></ul><ul><li>At first, 1915, these individuals developed ways of meeting one another through institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Hidden because of social hostility, urban gay subculture came into existence by 1920s and 1930s </li></ul>
  4. 4. Historical Roots and Devlpmnt <ul><li>In the 20th century, for a variety of reasons, premarital intercourse slowly became more common and eventually acceptable. With the decline of prohibitions against sex for the sake of pleasure even outside of marriage, it became more difficult to argue against gay sex. These trends were especially strong in the 1960's, and it was in this context that the gay liberation movement took off. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Historical Roots and Devlpmnt <ul><li>  In use since the 1990s, the term &quot;LGBT&quot; is an adaptation of the initialism &quot; LGB &quot;, which itself started replacing the phrase &quot;gay community&quot; beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s,which many within the community in question felt did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred. </li></ul><ul><li>After the initial euphoria of the Stonewall riots wore off, starting in the late 1970s and the early 1980s, there was a change in perception; some gays and lesbians became less accepting of bisexual or transgender people. It was thought that transgender people were acting out stereotypes and bisexuals were simply gay men or lesbian women who were afraid to come out and be honest about their identity </li></ul>
  6. 6. Factors that support the issue <ul><li>1. Heredity </li></ul><ul><li>Unresolved family issues </li></ul><ul><li>Predilection for rejection </li></ul><ul><li>2. Temperament </li></ul><ul><li>Hypersensitivity </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic nature </li></ul><ul><li>Gender non-conforming behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>3. Hetero-Emotional Wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Over attachment to opposite-sex parent </li></ul><ul><li>Imitation of opposite-sex behavior </li></ul>
  7. 7. Factors that support the issue <ul><li>4. Homo-Emotional Wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Detachment from same-gender parent </li></ul><ul><li>Experience of being neglected/abused </li></ul><ul><li>5. Sibling Wounds/Family Dynamics </li></ul><ul><li>Name calling </li></ul><ul><li>Abuse: physical, emotional, mental  </li></ul><ul><li>6. Body Image Wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Thinner/Heavier </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter/Taller </li></ul><ul><li>Late bloomer </li></ul><ul><li>Physical disabilities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Factors that support the issue <ul><li>7. Sexual Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Early sexualization </li></ul><ul><li>Learned and reinforced behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute for affection and love </li></ul><ul><li>8. Homo-Social/Peer Wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s pet </li></ul><ul><li>Boys: no rough and tumble </li></ul><ul><li>Girls: too much rough and tumble </li></ul><ul><li>9. Cultural Wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Early exposure to sexuality through Internet, media, and educational institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul>
  9. 9. Factors that support the issue <ul><li>10. Other Factors </li></ul><ul><li>Divorce </li></ul><ul><li>Death of a caregiver </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Religious wounding </li></ul>
  10. 10. Moral dilemma <ul><li>The moral dilemma/issue present here is the decision you have to make whether or not you should continue having a relationship with the same sex rather than doing according to what the bible states </li></ul>
  11. 11. Positive aspects <ul><li>a. of being a homosexual…. </li></ul><ul><li>- Being appreciative </li></ul><ul><li>- There is a broader knowledge about being a </li></ul><ul><li>homosexual </li></ul><ul><li>- Being true to one self </li></ul><ul><li>b. of having a relationship with the same sex…. </li></ul><ul><li>Having the same interests and point of views </li></ul>
  12. 12. Negative aspects <ul><li>a. of being a homosexual…. </li></ul><ul><li>- Discrimination </li></ul><ul><li>- You are not open to the public of your identity </li></ul><ul><li>b. of having a relationship with the same sex…. </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul><ul><li>Incapability to build your own family </li></ul>
  13. 13. What does the Bible say? <ul><li>1 Corinthians 6:9-10 - &quot;Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.&quot; </li></ul>
  14. 14. What does the Bible say? <ul><li>&quot;You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. Nor shall you mate with any animal, to defile yourself with it. Nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it. It is perversion. ‘Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for by all these the nations are defiled, which I am casting out before you.&quot;  (Leviticus 18:22-24).  </li></ul>
  15. 15. What does the Bible say? <ul><li>“ For this reason  God  gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves  the penalty  of their error which was due.&quot;  (Romans 1:26-27). “ </li></ul>
  16. 16. What does the Bible say? <ul><li>In Genesis 19 God destroys Sodom and Gomorrah due to the extensive amount of sin and debauchery going on in the city. Some add homosexuality in with the sins being committed. Others say that it was not just blanket homosexuality being condemned but homosexual rape, meaning it is different from homosexual behavior in loving relationships. </li></ul>
  17. 17. What does the Bible say? <ul><li>Leviticus 18:22 - &quot;Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Leviticus 20:13 - &quot;If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.&quot; </li></ul>
  18. 18. Stand on the issue