Topics: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Sexual orientation Pages: 3 (964 words) Published: April 2, 2013

Julia Populis

According to the Bible, God created man and women; men to be the husband to a women and women to be a wife to the man. According to Genesis 2:24-25, the Bible refers to Adam and Eve as the first husband and wife. The Bible states, "Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed." Also in the bible under Ephesians 5:28,33 it states "So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself. Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself." Since then times have changed drastically. The first publicly noted homosexual act was a photograph going back to 2400 B.C. The individuals are Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum of ancient Rome, they were said to be brothers or perhaps twins. In the photograph, they appear to being kissing (noses touching) with their arms inner twined within each other. Sexuality is broken down into three categories: Bisexuality, Heterosexuality, and Heterosexual-Homosexual Continuum. Four categories of Heterosexual-Homosexual Continuum are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. This is also known as LGBT. Homosexuality in the dictionary is defined as sexual desire or behavior directed toward a person or persons of one's own sex according to homosexuality according to (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 22, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/homosexuality. Homosexuality is a Greek and Latin hybrid word meaning “Same.” Today, the multi-colored rainbow flag is a symbol of homosexual pride also referred as gay pride. The flag originally had eight colors but now consist of six. The six colors and meanings are: Red for life, Orange for healing, Yellow for sunlight, Green for nature, Blue for harmony, and Purple for spirit. The two colors removed were Pink for sex...

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