homosexuality : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hoh moh sek shuh wa luh tee

  • n  a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex

  • But when the board voted last December to cease classifying homosexuality as a "mental disorder," there was dissension in the psychiatric ranks.
  • Studies of family trees and DNA make the case that male homosexuality is in the genes.
  • India's High Court decriminalizes homosexuality, winning applause from activists, the ire of conservatives, and possibly opening the way for gay rights groups in neighboring .
News & Articles

  • Russia votes 436-0 to ban information on homosexuality from kids
    MOSCOW – Despite opposition from human rights activists, Russia’s lower house of parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban providing children with information on homosexuality.        
    June 12, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • NFL Players Association starts selling LGBT pride T-shirts
    Homosexuality in professional sports has been a hot topic this year, ever since former 49ers offensive tackle Kwame Harris was outed in January via legal proceedings and the reaction from current 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver, just before the Super Bowl: “I don’t do the gay guys, man.” Since then, a handful of other pro athletes have come out, including NBA veteran Jason Collins and Robbie ...
    June 12, 2013 - seattlepi.com
  • World views of homosexuality shifting, survey says
    There is broad acceptance of homosexuality in North America, the Pew survey finds.
    June 11, 2013 - Detroit Free Press

  • Tim Hardaway in Chicago Sun-Times
    I hate gay people,Hardaway said. "I am homophobic. I don't like [homosexuality]. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States."
  • Mike Huckabee in Washington Post
    Also in the wide-ranging AP questionnaire in 1992, Huckabee said, "I feel homosexuality is an aberrant, unnatural, and sinful lifestyle, and we now know it can pose a dangerous public health risk."
  • Ricky Martin in Sify
    Martin said: "Today I have accepted my homosexuality as a gift that gives me life."

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