The Influence Of Homosexuality In Religion

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The main focus of this video is the influence of the church on beliefs of homosexuality and transgender people, and how these beliefs are not necessarily true. There are people that argue the morality of these gender identities, and scripture from the Holy Bible is used as the foundation of these beliefs. Homosexuality is seen by certain churches as an abomination, a disgrace and unacceptable in society. Throughout the video, different families are interviewed about this subject, and each of the families had a homosexual child. Their stories go into detail about how the children were fearful of telling their religious families of their true sexual identity. Church had a big influence of these families, mainly because of the different interpretations of the Holy Bible. The video goes into depth about sexual identity, transgender people, and homosexuality. The film was mainly describing the different views of churches and homosexual people by interpreting the scripture in different ways. The topic of homosexuality is used throughout the film …show more content…
Sexual identity refers to our sense of self as it relates to the type of sexual attraction we have for others (Introduction to Sociology). In other words, the conscience minds do not choose whom we are attracted towards. Even with these scientific facts in mind, people still blame the person’s social background for their sexuality. While social interaction is influential, there is a wide spectrum of homosexuals that have different social backgrounds. Again, this sexuality is not a mental disorder, but merely a difference in attraction. Multiple animal species also engage in homosexual activities, so this is not an unnatural process. Transgender people identify themselves as one gender trapped in another gender’s body (Introduction to Sociology). This is not directly connected to sexual orientation, but this is still not a conscience choice made by these

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