Definition of homosexuality
1 : sexual attraction or the tendency to direct sexual desire toward another of the same sex : the quality or state of being homosexual
2 : sexual activity with another of the same sex
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Ireland decriminalized homosexuality in 1993 and overturned its ban on divorce two years later.
Rising awareness of homosexuality in the 1990s led teens to worry about being the target of the gay gaze.
The backlash comes in response to comments made by Margaret Court during an interview on Christian radio and her longtime criticism of homosexuality.
Police detained dozens of men in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostility to homosexuality in the world’s most populous Muslim nation.
The exhibition's chronology ends in 1967, when male homosexuality in Britain was partially decriminalized.
Even though Lebanon enjoys a greater margin of freedom of expression than other countries in the region, prior censorship remains in place, particularly with content relating to Israel, religion and homosexuality.
The drama drew attention for addressing homosexuality, still a taboo in conservative South Korea.
For the record, what is disturbing about many of GodTube’s videos is not that they are done by Christians, or enthusiastically discuss topics like Intelligent Design, the immorality of homosexuality, etc.
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