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The Nature of Homosexuality

Vindication for Homosexual Activists and the Religious Right

by Erik Holland

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Written in English


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Number of Pages736
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Open LibraryOL7554221M
ISBN 100595305083
ISBN 109780595305087
OCLC/WorldCa58796761

Comparison of diverse beliefs about the nature of homosexuality. One author identified six different belief systems about homosexuality. Of these, the two most extreme belief systems are explained below -- one rejecting and the other accepting. It is important to realize that many -- perhaps most -- North Americans hold beliefs that are intermediate between these two viewpoints. There i.   In conclusion, the homosexual movement’s attempt to establish that homosexuality is in accordance with human nature, by proving its “animal homosexuality” theory, is based more on mythological beliefs and erroneous philosophical tenets than on science.

  Thoroughly researched and densely academic, this book forms a decent overview of homosexuality as a concept and practice in the West and parts of the East for the last years. As other reviewers have mentioned, its attention to the sapphic side of homosexuality is a bright spot, but the absence of South/Central American, African, and many /5. Buy Homosexuality: Its Nature and Causes 1 by West, Donald J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

What Causes Homosexuality? This is the first and perhaps the most basic question about homosexuality. In order to understand the phenomenon of same-sex sexual relations, we must. first explore what the research shows about the origins of such attractions. What does social science research tell us about homosexuality? Does this knowledge affect public policy? Despite scholarly research, homosexuality continues to be the subject of an intense, and often bitter, debate. This volume summarizes academic knowledge about homosexuality and its relevance for public policy. Topics addressed include the nature and causes of sexual orientations; the.


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The Nature of Homosexuality by Erik Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

This self-published work on the origins and nature of homosexuality would be a mea culpa of a wrong-headed, Bible-quoting bigot who is forced to acknowledge the biological basis of homosexuality, yet, in spite of the evidence he summarizes, Holland persists in /5(9).

Written in four parts (sexual histories, sexual biology, sexual identities, and sexual The Nature of Homosexuality book, the book offers readers an unbiased examination of evidence suggesting that homosexuality is a complex interplay of biological, psychological, and environmental factors and that it has existed across cultures and throughout by: This was the second edition of this book.

Toby Johnson's titles are available in other ebook formats from Smashwords. The Nature of Homosexuality Toby Johnson was asked to assist a student in writing a paper about homosexuality. Here's the interview: 1. The author's main purpose is to summarize as clearly as possible what is known, to draw what practical conclusions may be possible, and to point out where we are still groping and book deals mainly with male homosexuality because in men the condition causes more clear cut social problems and has been studied more intensely by by: 1.

The Nature and Causes of Homosexuality: A Philosophic and Scientific Inquiry. Noretta Koertge. Psychology Press, - Medical - pages. 1 Review. For a balanced discussion of the main social, medical, and philosophical aspects of homosexuality, here is the ideal book.

Written by philosophers of science, each comprehensive chapter takes a 1/5(1). Synopsis of Homosexuality: Its Nature and Causes. The subject of homosexuality, and especially male homosexuality, has received a great deal of publicity in England and America.

The furor began with Kinsey's famous reports on sexual behavior, which brought out the fact that a far higher proportion of the population than was commonly supposed deviated from accepted standards of normality and.

The book, "The Health Hazards of Homosexuality" expand of this concern as well a dozens of others of equal or greater concern.

The fact is the health hazards related to MSM (men having sex with men) are numerous and dangerous. One could only hope that people would read this book with the intent for which it was written/5().

A Publishers Weekly Best Book One of the New York Public Library's "25 Books to Remember" for Homosexuality in its myriad forms has been scientifically documented in more than species of mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and other animals by: Johnson's book GAY SPIRITUALITY: The Role of Gay Identity in the Transformation of Human Consciousness won a Lambda Literary Award in His GAY PERSPECTIVE: Things Our [Homo]sexuality Tells Us about the Nature of God and the Universe was nominated for a Lammy in They remain in print.

Male showed homosexuality to be surprisingly common across lines of family, class, and educational and geographic background. In his book Being Homosexual, the psychoanalyst Richard Isay writes, Kinsey and his co-workers for many years attempted to find patients who had been converted from homosexuality to heterosexualityFile Size: KB.

Lecture 1, Homosexuality: This Lecture is from the Teaching Series Homosexuality. About the Teaching Series, Homosexuality. In today’s society, we are told that homosexuality is a legitimate alternative lifestyle. Confusion still abounds, even in the church, about the nature of homosexuality.

This book clears away the debris of myth and misunderstanding in a vital area of social concern. West is professor at the University of Cambridge. He is the editor of Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality: A Multi-Nation Comparison (with Richard Green) and author of The Other Man, A Study of the Social, Legal, and Clinical Aspects of.

Charles Dickens famously opened his novel A Tale of Two Cities with the words, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Those words came to my mind as I clawed my way through the new book by MassResistance, The Health Hazards of Homosexuality. The book.

A terrible sin, a gift from the gods, a mental illness, a natural human variation—over the centuries people have defined homosexuality in all of these ways.

Since the word homosexual was coined inmany scientists in a variety of fields have sought to understand same-sex intimacy. Drawing on recent insights in biology and genetics, psychiatrist Francis Mondimore set out to explore the.

The Homosexuality of Men and Women was designed to provide a unified, comprehensive description of homosexuality which would rid heterosexuals of homophobic prejudice 5/5(1). The "Book of the Secrets of Enoch," evidently written by a Hellenistic Jew in Egypt before the middle of the 1st century, states () that the Sodomites committed "abominable lecheries, namely one with another" and "the sin against nature, which is child-corruption after the Sodomitic fashion, magic-making, enchantments and devilish witchcraft.".

Popular History Of Homosexuality Books Showing of Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World (Paperback) by. George Chauncey (shelved 3 times as history-of-homosexuality) avg rating — 2, ratings —. This self-published work on the origins and nature of homosexuality would be a mea culpa of a wrong-headed, Bible-quoting bigot who is forced to acknowledge the biological basis of homosexuality, yet, in spite of the evidence he summarizes, Holland persists in /5.

This theory believes that homosexuality is a freak of nature, an error. His theory follows in the tradition of psychological theory on this subject. Halperin was a Freudian psychologist, and places stock in Freud’s idea that homosexuality is derived from a failure to resolve Oedipal issues [10].

Animal studies have discovered clues to the nature of homosexuality, and proposed theories that include the existence of a “gay gene” that actually causes homosexuality and the possibility of hormone influencing brain development and sexual orientation during the gestation of a fetus (Moalem, ).

Satinover's book, Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth (), published by the evangelical Christian publisher Baker Books, debates the nature of homosexuality from psychological, religious and scientific perspectives, discussing homosexuality primarily in the context of being a condition that can or should be treated, contrary to the views Alma mater: Massachusetts Institute of .The book of Hebrews (NT) makes it clear that the purely cultural and ceremonial aspects of the Old Testament law – e.g., rules about burnt offerings (Leviticus ), dietary restrictions (Leviticus ), agricultural practices (Leviticus ), or the manufacture of clothing (ibid.) – were merely “shadows” of the reality that was to.

[John Corvino's What's Wrong With Homosexuality? is a short, concise book that debunks the most prevalent and misguided arguments against gay rights and gay marriage in modern American society, including its affects on children (there are none), the lack of similar same-sex attractions in nature (there are tons), and gay marriage as a gateway /5.