Although the importance of Weinberg's contribution should not be underestimated, a new vocabulary is needed to advance scholarship in this area. A new Pew Research Center analysis shows that among the general public, knowing someone who is gay or lesbian is linked with greater acceptance of homosexuality and support for same-sex marriage.
However, inaccurate beliefs about the risks posed by casual social contact increased, as did seven self- identified gay men who faced negative parental reactions belief that people with AIDS PWAs deserve their illness. The results indicate that stigma reduction should be a central goal of AIDS educational efforts.
Pew Research surveys of the general public show that while societal views about homosexuality have shifted dramatically over the past decade, highly religious Americans remain more likely than others to believe that homosexuality should be discouraged rather than accepted by society.
So if you don't want the current generation of trans kids to be hurt, then you should encourage their parents NOT to hurt them like we were hurt. New York: International Universities Press. Clearly, no, you don't understand Submitted by Del on February 11, - pm. Additionally, there is a major difference between physically or verbally abusing a child that behaves a certain way and simply telling them "no" and moving on.
Furthermore, we have parents - armed with the deep understanding of LGBT issues endowed to them by one of the various media outlets - encouraging this behavior. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2— Attitudes of Italian heterosexual older adults towards lesbian and gay parents.
New York: International Universities Press. The present study investigated the negative parental reaction to the disclosure of same-sex attraction and the differences between maternal and paternal responses, as reported by their homosexual daughters and sons. Journal of Marriage and Family, 64 2— Chaudoir, S.
I'm not making this up: the statistics are chilling. Attachment and human development, 13— Ha ha!
Prejudice , violence. We find that same-sex attracted youth, particularly girls, report higher levels of depressive symptoms, binge drinking, and drug use in part because they perceive less closeness with parents and less support from their families.
Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. Documenting the extent of anti-gay hate crimes is of critical importance in responding effectively to them and preventing them. Coming Out , which debuted in , is the first Quebec television program about being gay. Recommendations for strengthening the research base are provided.