Oxford University Press, It is unwholesome and destructive in a heterosexual as well as in a homosexual context. Retrieved 14 July Although the ballot is advisory only, it is expected to frustrate lawmakers mindful of public opinion as they face the court deadline next year. It is argued that the numbers of gay people who perished in the Holocaust was quite low in comparison to other Holocaust victimsand confined to Germany itself, based on estimates that of 50, gay people who came before the courts, between 5, and 15,    ended up in concentration camps. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, —
Several weddings took place by Hindu rites, with some family support, while the suicides resulted from families forcibly separating lovers.
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The authorities threatened to stigmatise them by informing their colleagues, families, or friends of their sexual orientation. Assessing the structure of prejudicial attitudes: Although the majority of world religions oppose to same-sex marriage, the number of religious denominations that are conducting same-sex marriages have been increasing in recent times. Catholic Charities to close adoption program". Archived copy as title All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with limited geographic scope from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles to be expanded from January All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes. By strengthening and re-enforcing existing laws that had fallen into disuse, male homosexuality was effectively re-criminalised; homosexuality was treated as a medical disorder, but at a social level rather than individual level intended to reduce the incidence of homosexuality. Retrieved 6 July
American social scientists employed to help troops understand the local culture reported that homosexual sex was widespread among the Pashtun ethnic group in southern Afghanistan. The Orthodox Union in the United States supported a federal Constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages. This page was last edited on 21 Januaryat Pope John Paul IIthen head of the Roman Catholic church, criticized same-sex marriage  when it was introduced in the Netherlands in Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Ruling party lawmakers backed by president Tsai Ing-wen had proposed legalising same-sex marriage in latebut put aside their ideas to await the court hearing. Islam and sexual orientation.