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    with the same courtesy that is given to any other individual. A person’s sexual orientation shouldn’t create these forms of social inequality as it reinforces the notion of ignorance and bigotry of our contemporary society. I’d like to believe that Noah’s future is a bright one however…

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    Sexual orientation has sparked a lot of debate and a lot of change in the recent years of our country. The Phelps, along with Michael Moore, and the mentioned articles all helped to spark this movement. Now the ideas on homosexuals in this country are beginning to shift from hate to love. Growing up in Topeka, KS I knew most of the information about the Phelps before entering this class. The Phelps are a group of people who spread hate instead of love. Not only do they discriminate against…

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    another person’s sexual orientation? Is the process from which people apply and categorize people based on stereotype effected by political ideology? Whether or not these processes are accurate, do people believe they can and use their decisions to justify future behavior? These questions have huge implications for social activism, law, as well as social psychology. Stern et al. (2013) were motivated to explore whether or not the ability to accurately categorize people by sexual orientation…

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    Introduction The category of sexual orientation has become more diverse than the past; people have a higher acceptance of homosexuality, transgender and asexuality. After same-sex marriage becomes legal in the U.S., more positive recognition is given to gay and lesbian couples. More importantly, the number of gay and lesbian families keeps increasing. Per a survey of self-identified lesbians and gay men in the 2002, one-third of lesbians and one in six gay men say they have had children (as…

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    had different sexual orientations and identified with different genders but it was never discussed in my house or by any family member until around my junior year in high school. My family is very religious and tradition when it comes to gender and sexuality, so growing up it was simple: you are either a man or a woman and according to our house bible, you marry the opposite sex. For the longest, I thought that gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, and sexual orientation were…

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    The controversial debate over the aetiology of sexual orientation often takes a dichotomous stance with one side supporting an innate, biological view, and the other as being acquired environmentally. Recently the focus has shifted towards an exploration into innate, biological origins such as genetics and endocrinology, as potential influences on homosexual development. Society tends to fall into the fallacy of thinking that behaviour is an either-or phenomenon, and that these factors are…

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    According to the book person’s sexual orientation is one’s erotic, romantic and affectional attraction to the same gender, to the other gender or to both. (Pg 370). Questioning is when you go through a period where you’re not sure where you fall in terms of sexual orientation. This is a very confusing time for any young man or women. Someone questioning is someone for whom the question, "Are you gay or lesbian? Are you straight? Are you queer or bisexual? What's your deal?" is one that, at a…

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    Abstract Sexual Orientation is defined as a sexual or romantic identity based off an attraction to a person of the same or opposite sex or gender. Researchers find that sexual orientation has many aspects from intimate relationships with heterosexual (male and female) to homosexual (same sex- male/male or female/female) as well as bisexual (both sex). It is believed that therapists working within LGBT communities may undergo the possibility to partake in multiple relationships with their…

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    Sexual orientation, what is it? Sexual orientation refers to a person’s emotional, romantic, and sexual attraction to individuals of a specific gender (Sexual Orientation Melinda Ratini DO MS). There are three main types of sexual orientation, heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual sexual orientation. Heterosexual means that one is attracted to the opposite sex(Sexual Orientation Melinda Ratini DO MS). Homosexual is when one is attracted to the same sex(Sexual Orientation Melinda Ratini DO MS).…

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    worldly acceptance of various sexual orientations. Mathis, Jackson and Valentine state that, “Approximately 9 million Americans identify themselves as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender” (2014, p. 3-4). This statistic sheds light on a potential demographic of workers. Changes to laws, such as the Affordable Care Act, and rulings such as Obergefell v. Hodges, have turned a spotlight upon diversity in the workplace. Along…

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