Homosexuals are individuals that are attracted to the same sex, and its being accepted by many nations worldwide, and people are accepting and adapting the idea of it no matter the consequence even its on one’s self expense.
Homosexuality in Today’s Society
Everywhere around the world an individual meets different kind of people, no matter the age the race the ethnicity. And the beliefs people may have are not similar to one another, like the idea of homosexuals. Homosexual refers to an individual who is sexually attracted to the same gender as one. Now a days hearing or seeing an individual having an intimate interaction with the same gender as someone is becoming a norm and accepted to some westernized countries, further more many modernized people call it a freedom of choice a right, but is it really a right? Many psychologists have described homosexuality as disorder or a complex that is treatable, nevertheless the views on homosexuality have changed over the years American Psychiatric Association (APA) have removed it from the list as disorder, as a result the gay community is no longer treated as sick, but accepted as an indiscriminate set of being. There are two kinds of people the one who accept it and the ones that don’t believe in the act f it. There are many reasons why homosexual behavior is controversial, but many societies due to many reasons one is the media, yet this act has many affects on adults and teenagers, and along with going against many religions views on it. The first reason is the media. The media plays a big role in this current century, furthermore; the current mass communication helps to spread the concept of homosexuality largely whether it’s political or just for the entertainment purposes. This current generation is strongly open to changes and newality. According to a journal on Homosexuality in politics the candidates Bush and Kerry had the subject of legalizing gay marriage on their...
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