Homosexuality

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Lesbian, Gay, employment, Soho, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Homosexuality
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LOOSENING A LEGAL STRAITJACKET Attitudes towards homosexuality have ranged from tolerance to savage punishment, according to the era. People who are homosexual are sexually attracted only or mainly to people of the same sex. In a society which has traditionally been based mainly on marriage between the sexes, homosexuals have often met strong barriers to an open expression of their sexuality. These attitudes have often shown themselves as hostility, violence and persecution. Many gay people describe instances of verbal abuse or physical violence. The lay also discriminates against homosexuals in a number of significant areas. For instance, consensual contact between two males can be a criminal activity. It is punishable by imprisonment if either is under 21. By contrast, heterosexuals ...

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1993
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Referat
Sprache:
Englisch
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