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    Sexual orientation and inequality Name Institution affiliation Sexual orientation and inequality Until recently same-sex marriage was illegal in the United States. People were arrested for being illegal for violating sodomy laws. The laws were finally outlawed in the year 2003 by the Texas court after a 6-3 was passed. The court asserted that all people have a constitutional right to engage in a consensual and private activity which anyone prefers. However, same-sex couples still face many problems up to date. Sexual orientation is still a basis of social inequalities similar to discriminations based on gender or race. Some of the sexual orientation inequalities include bullying and violence. People who have gay and lesbian orientation…

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    Prejudice Based on Sexual Orientation Hello Toowoomba Region Council. How many people here today have a clear identity of sexual orientation? Most of you know your sexual orientation very well, how many of you are heterosexual. The result is almost the same. Heterosexuality covers the majority of the population, social prejudice against gays and lesbians is becoming an unignorable issue. Many people hold their attitude or opinions because other people do. You will think the opinions hold by…

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    There is a very well-known debate about whether sexual orientation is determined at birth. One side states that sexual orientation is a choice and you can choose to be heterosexual. The other side states that homosexuality is not something you can control and people are born gay. Both sides have valid points and statements and are free to believe what they wish. There are many factors that determine a person’s sexual orientation at birth: brain hemisphere dominance, hormones one receives during…

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    Have you ever wondered why elementary schools or any schools in general do not include sexual orientation in the curriculum? We do not start to learn about queerness until we are placed in a higher academic environment. Why is that? Is it because they do not think grade school students are mature enough to handle the information? Or is it because they do not want to influence homosexuality as acceptable? I was never taught about the LGBQT community until I started taking communication classes in…

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    Sexual orientation imbalance is a social issue in which individuals get unequal treatment because of their sex. This social matter shows up in many parts of the world because of different people's viewpoints – with a few zones having a more pervasive and unbending sexual orientation hole than in different spots. One of the areas known to have overflowing sex disparity is Latin America, as sexual orientation inclination is conspicuous in these nations through ideas, for example, machismo and…

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    The very definition of sexual orientation emphasizes on attraction. According to Hill and Dawood (2012), because attraction captures the essence of sexual orientation (i.e., having a particular direction), and is perhaps less likely than behaviour or identity to be influenced by cultural and societal norms, many early researchers focus on the biological basis of sexual orientation. This idea is strongly linked to essentialism- believing that some phenomena are innate, central to one’s identity,…

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    Human Sexual Orientation

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    affection bonding process may help us understand sexual orientation better, Diamond concluded. She thought that more attention to these processes would help us understand how and why people show separate patterns of desires, and love for same-gender and other gender partners over their lifetime. (2003) Dr. Doreen Kimura (1996) thought sexual orientation to be associated with cognitive abilities. She reviewed studies that related to sex and sexual orientation, on the influence of sex hormones…

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    Sexual Orientation Theory

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    irst of all, in evaluating this website already implied a very conservative view on homosexuality. Usually the liberal(and everyone who supports and respects homosexuality)says sexual orientation is something that we cannot choose, but just an inborn nature that we have to accept and has to be respected just as other fundamental human rights. However, after reading this article and our textbook on queer theory and the four current theories on the different factors that may contribute to a…

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    Sexual Orientation and Inequality Out of all of the social problems in America, inequality based on sexual orientation has been one of the most talked about issues in quite a few years. Americans have been forced to gradually accept homosexuals due to the supreme court’s ruling on gay marriage. However, the struggles and issues that LGBTQ(XZ) people face are far from solved. People still discriminate against people in the LGBTQ(XZ) people are a part of our country whether everyone likes it or…

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    Sexual Orientation Paper

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    Stephanie Contreras Professor Alvarez Sociology 180 June 12, 2016 Sexual Orientation Sexual orientation is known to be the classification of individuals according to their preference for emotional-sexual relationships with persons of the same sex, persons of the opposite sex, or persons of either sex. This problem first originated in 1924 and the people who were affected by it are the LGBT, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Sexual Orientation has always been present but has recently been…

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