Historical and Scientific Perspectives of Homosexuality

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Historical and Scientific Perspectives of Homosexuality Jennifer Radford PSY/265 June 18, 2011 Cheryl Sexton Radford 1
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Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Homosexuality In history at one point there were places such as Greece that men were commonly known to lie down with another male. For a while it seemed like it was the norm, but then as the times changed, so did the view of homosexuality. As the time moved on people viewed homosexuality as something that was against everything, it even went against the Bible. When someone takes a look at different societies, they may see many different view points of homosexuality. In one society people are open to homosexuality and do not think anything about seeing a same sex couple. While in another society they may have strict punishments for those that participate in homosexuality practices. Then there are societies that know that it goes on, they do not in brace it, but they do not try to persecute the participants either. Often times in rough situations homosexuality may be used as a form of dominance. An example of this is in prisons, where there is no contact on a daily bases
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course PSY/265 265 taught by Professor Bethcole during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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