Homosexuality in Relation with Religion and Religiousness

  • Anoushka Talwar
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  • Anoushka Talwar

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, India

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This study examines how different characteristics of religion are connected to homosexuality rejection in different nations throughout the world, as well as how these correlations may be explained by specific mediators such as authoritarianism and conventional gender views. Socialization and integration theories are among the theories included in the theoretical framework. The controversy over homosexuality rages on across the world, with a wide range of public opinion on the acceptability of homosexuality, laws governing same-sex relationships, and punishments for gay sex practises. Religion is frequently cited as a significant determinant of gay attitudes. The widely publicised result that religious people are more biased against homosexuals than non-religious people is perplexing, given that most major faiths preach equality and tolerance for all people. Furthermore, bias was not predicated on a person's religious beliefs. The findings are explored in relation to religious orientation and the necessity for cross-cultural study to understand this paradox. With religious groups throughout the world continuing inquiry and reflection on homosexuality, the social sciences have uncovered what they have learned about the causes of homosexuality and the lives of homosexuals and lesbians worldwide. A short summary of how people see each other, and how homosexuals, lesbian and bisexual people form relationships and families, begins with a brief history of the idea of homosexuality, before describing the number of gays, lesbians and bisexual persons in the globe. Later on, discussing about the families, relationships and children of homosexual people the way they make their families, nurture their relationships with their respective partners and bring up their offspring in a world which is consisted mostly of homophobic people. Then we go forward with the study of Homosexuals and Religion that how these two are inter-related. Further, we discuss about the various Religions with a critical Point of view, keeping more emphasis upon the Hinduism religion. Later on, we discuss about the Present-Day scenario of Homosexuals in India and lastly, we conclude the Article with a Conclusion.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 796 - 804

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111431

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