week 5 assignment historical and scientific perspectives

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Running head: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN SEXUALTIY 1 Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Homosexuality Psychology 265 University of Phoenix
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2 Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Homosexuality In homosexual there are people that are sexually and romantically attracted to member of their own sex. In the past they have been a lot of controversies that is regarding homosexuality. With some people they have viewed homosexuality as an abomination, and others accepted it as a natural way of life. In the first historical perspective it is to be discussed as the Western Culture. The typical Western Culture male-male homosexuality was more readily accepted as the female-female homosexuality. The men have been as the superior gender while women were only necessary for producing children (Peterson, 1999). In some Roman men would actually on a more feminine identity by dressing and acting more like women than a man (Nevid, Rathus & Fiechner-Rathus, 2005). The Roman-Empire fell that the Christian has influence began to take hold in Western Culture. During the fifteenth century Christians began to condemn acts of homosexuality. The condemnation that the Romans and Greek has faced can be determined as one of the underlying that cause of many controversies about the homosexuality throughout the years. I believe that
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