Homosexuality Essays


Should Homosexual Partners Adopt Essay

Essay Prompt: Topic: Should homosexual partners adopt? a. Format of choice (APA/MLA) to include: Title Page, Introduction, Body of Paper, Conclusion, & Reference Page b. Typed, double spaced, 3-5 pages (not counting the title and reference pages), 12 pt font c. Correct spelling, grammar and references Why Gay and Lesbian Couples Should Adopt The most recent United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) data reveals a total of 132 million orphans worldwide, 13 million of which have lost both parents. Many more children live in poverty abject enough to spawn child labor systems, with 168 million children worldwide—almost 11 percent of all Continue Reading...

Sexuality and Gender at Work

on one's biology is identified as a psychological issue. homosexuality does not necessarily mean that confusion is present. One can, in other words, engage in homosexual behavior without being confused about one's gender or having issues identifying as a male or female. Thus, this disorder is still preserved because it is distinct from homosexuality. 5. Heterosexism and transphobia in the workplace can negatively effect heterosexual workers by making it seem like all heterosexuals must view themselves as normal and homosexuals or transgender individuals as abnormal, when such may not be the view of all heterosexuals. Thus, it is negative… Continue Reading...

Human Sexuality Issues and Films

is viewed as only something done to procreate. In those cultures, oral sex and homosexuality would be viewed as "wrong" or "immoral." 2. The cost of rape on the individual and also on society is tremendous. The financial costs of rape are actually quantifiable, with some estimates at $450 billion per year including medical costs, loss of earnings, and reduced quality of life ("Economic Costs of Sexual Assault," n.d.). In addition to the measurable costs, rape also creates mistrust and fear in communities. Women who have been raped may be afraid to meet new people or cannot have intimate… Continue Reading...

Post Feminism and Hip Hop

to the work of past feminists. Even with the fight against homosexuality and abortion rights underway, groups like Yo! Majesty are free to say sexually charged lyrics and dress their video music actresses in proactive clothing that would have been made illegal offense decades before. The video and the music group is a positive result of past feminist efforts and movements and thus represents a prime example of a postfeminism era. It represents what has been accomplished in the time since suffragettes and the burning of bras. What has been accomplished is a voice for women to express themselves and… Continue Reading...

Social Shift from Religion to Spirituality

held liberal views when it came to moral subjects such as homosexuality) believed religion wasn't for them if it entailed holding and sticking to such beliefs. The end-twentieth century and new millennium propelled innumerable Americans, particularly American youth, along an emphatically nonreligious path. The Nones' emergence in the last decade of the twentieth century marked the unmistakable onset of the third temblor. Similar to the prior turning points, this new trend was largely governed by generational elements. Roughly 5-7% of Nones belonged to the pre-boomer generation (who attained adulthood prior to the year 1960), 10-15% belonged to the boomer… Continue Reading...

Discrimination and Social Justice Issues Today

same time as the civil rights movement for racial equality. In the 1960s, homosexuality was still classified as a mental illness. The Stonewall Riots is often characterized as the starting point of the LGBT movement, in which patrons of a gay bar resisted a police raid and catalyzed this moment of resistance into a fight for full legal and social equality. Supreme Court recently legalized same-sex marriage in all states of the union. However, LGBT people still face considerable hurdles to full social equality. "In 28 states, it is legal to fire someone based on his or her sexual… Continue Reading...

Christian World View Ethical Dilemmas Of Pornography

such as sexual exposure (Genesis 9: 21), adultery (Leviticus 18: 23), prostitution (Deuteronomy 23: 17-18), homosexuality (Leviticus 18: 22), bestiality (Leviticus 18: 23), and incest (Leviticus 18: 6-18). Pornography without a doubt goes against God’s idea of sexual pleasure. The act mainly involves individuals who are not married to one another, paid actors (prostitution), sexual activity between people of the same sex, as well as sexual intercourse between human beings and animals. Accordingly, pornography is a sin before God. Christians are further warned about staying away from deeds that corrupt their mind (1 Corinthians 15: 33). Pornography corrupts the… Continue Reading...

Vice Principals on Hbo Advertisement Analysis

Race, Gender and Class as Sources of Comedic Tension in HBO’s Advertisement for Season One of “Vice Principals” An online ad for Season One of HBO’s show “Vice Principals,” starring Danny McBride, Walton Goggins and Kimberly Gregory, consists of a two-minute trailer that showcases the main “selling” points of the comedy series—conflict, romance, “bromance,” action, and racial tension. The two main sources of conflict in the series, as represented in the ad, are between the two rivaling vice principals played by McBride and Goggins, both of whom vie for the Principal’s job, and between the two of them and the… Continue Reading...

Is America in Moral Decline?

the most egregious errors Bork (1996) makes is in lambasting “the angry activists of feminism, homosexuality, environmentalism, animal rights,” which he calls moral “pollutions,” instead of examples of grassroots social activism that brings about genuine moral betterment in society (p. 5). By far the most problematic passage of Bork’s essay is his claim, “we have redefined what we mean by such things as child abuse, rape, and racial or sexual discrimination so that behavior until recently thought quite normal, unremarkable, even benign, is now identified as blameworthy or even criminal,” (p. 5). It seems the author would prefer to… Continue Reading...