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Framing anIssue FromtheSociologicalPerspectiveNameDepartment, InstitutionCourseInstructorDate
Overview And DescriptionThe government and the public have a role in the evolution of ideas on same-sex marriagesThe public perceptions have shifted towards supportGovernment institutions have developed polices and laws in supportThere are still differing perceptions on the issueThe issue is explored using sociological theories and data analysis
Overview and DescriptionSame sex marriages were mostly limited before the 21stcenturyThe main barriers were based on the perceptionsThere were also fears about its impacts on societyThere were numerous influences that changed the perception and ideas of theissueThese influences are also explored through the evaluation of the movements
Symbolic InteractionismTheoryWe gradually develop social constructs based on interactions with othersThe constructs have meanings that are generally accepted in the society (Griffiths, Cody-Rydzewski, & Strayer, 2017).This explains what the society believes is deviantIt elaborates the changes in the meaning of these constructs regarding same sexmarriages.The society has changed its meaning of deviance to a spectrum that accommodatessame-sex marriagesThis is also a shift in the balance of power between the heterosexuals and homosexuals.
Conflict TheoryPower differentials are present as dominant groups want to promote their worldviewDominant groups(heterosexuals)want toembrace their view on sexuality andmarriage (Collins & Sanderson, 2015).LGBTQ community believe the decision on sexuality and marriage are fundamentalrightsThe LGBTQ community points to an economic perspective of equality

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Homosexuality, Same sex marriage, Obergefell v Hodges,

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