Given that the social work profession promotes social justice values, understanding the extent to which antigay bias exists within the profession is important. Persecutions reached their height during the Medieval Inquisitionswhen the sects of Cathars and Waldensians were accused of fornication and sodomy, alongside accusations of Satanism. In Taiwan, a similar study using registered nurses as participants also concluded that age is not a determining factor Yen et al. Some people fear exposing their children to homosexuals in unsupervised settings, because they believe the children might be molestedrapedor " recruited " to be homosexuals themselves. Whitleyfor example, found that traditional gender role beliefs were related to antigay attitudes r.
The purpose of this study is to add to the minimal literature on GSA advisors by describing the demographics and the experiences of the largest known sample of GSA advisors in the research literature.
Attitudes towards gay men and lesbian women: instrumentation issues.
Support for marriage equality in Australia can be predicted by social attitudes and demographic variables. Legitimisation of rights and freedoms for homosexuals was therefore not anoption for majority of the participants except for those that had attained tertiary leveleducation who demonstrated some level of tolerance despite their religious and culturalinclinations. In Muslim areas, this position is ascribed to the earlier adoption of European Victorian attitudes by the westernized elite, in areas where previously native traditions embraced same-sex relations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The Sad Legacy of Jerry Falwell". Disapproval of homosexuality is the cause of tremendous suffering among sexual minorities. There is also a small Buddhist contextual effect, resulting in more tolerant attitudes, and the Confucian influence cannot be reduced to an Asian regional effect.