Chapter 4 Sexual Orientation

Chapter 4 Sexual Orientation - SexualOrientationandPublic...

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Sexual Orientation and Public  Schools Chapter 4
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Sexual Orientation Is sexual orientation determined at birth? Or is sexual orientation a choice? Or is sexual identity fluid and more complex? Does it evolve over time?
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Can homosexual people be  identified by their  characteristics? In same sex relationships,  does one partner usually  play the "husband"/"butch"  role and the other play the  "wife"/"femme" role?  Could most gay people be  cured by having really good  sex with a member of the  opposite sex? Are most people either  completely homosexually or  heterosexually oriented?  Are the majority of child  molesters gay? Is homosexuality 'natural'? Can homosexuals be good  teachers? Will they try to  "convert" their students? Do gay people make a  conscious decision to be  gay? Is homosexuality a type of  mental illness and can it be  cured by appropriate  psychotherapy?
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Parents Are gay and lesbian adults fit to be parents? What needs to be known to answer this question? What has research demonstrated about this issue? What are the concerns courts have regarding the awarding of child custody?
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Distinction between same-sex marriage and civil unions First state to recognize same-sex marriage: MA in 2004 Six states recognize same-sex marriage: ME in Nov. Six states recognize civil unions or domestic
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