Organizations influential in LGBT rights opposition frequently oppose the enactment of laws making same-sex marriage legal, the passage of anti-discrimination laws aimed at curtailing anti-LGBT discriminationincluding in employment and housing, the passage of anti-bullying laws to protect LGBT minors, laws decriminalizing same-gender relationships, and other LGBT rights related laws.
Journal of Social Issues. Assessing heterosexuals' attitudes toward lesbians and gay men. See also: LGBT issues in medicine.
Courtesy of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. Main article: LGBT rights by country or territory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, — The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades.
In some cases, homosexuals are prosecuted under vaguely worded "public decency" or morality laws. The clubs were then closed down. Of the nations with a majority of Muslim inhabitants, only Lebanon but the topic of homosexuality or gay rights is far Tunisia have organizations which are trying to get homosexuality legalized.
The Bedamini people of New Guinea believe that semen is the main source of masculinity and strength. Across wide swaths of the planet, homosexuality itself—or even the advocacy of equal rights—is criminalized, and societal acceptance lags far behind that found in the liberal democratic West.
Activists also turned the once-disreputable Pink Triangle into a symbol of gay pride. Lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are more critical of churches than straight adults are. Same-sex unions not recognized.