Among Indic religions also known as Dharmic religionsincluding HinduismBuddhismJainism and Sikhismteachings regarding homosexuality are less clear.
Quakers in the United States of America are divided on the issue of homosexuality, with some mostly Friends affiliated with programmed meetings not approving of either homosexuality or the legalisation of same sex unions.
The Society also calls on all people to with a full spectrum of liberal attitudes but no gay more knowledge and understanding of the diversity of human relationships and to affirm the worth of love in all of them. Active 5 years, 4 months ago.
It's the same problem with the word 'fundamentalist' i. Note Your email address is used only to let the recipient know who sent the email. In Africa and Latin America, most meetings are programmed and under the care of either FUM or EFI although meetings in  Central and Southern Africa are unprogrammed, liberal and accepting of homosexuality in Asia, many of the meetings are unprogrammed and have connections with more liberal groups elsewhere in the world.
The majority of Friends live in countries not mentioned above.
Many religious groups and other advocates, like National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality NARTHbelieve that they can "heal" or "cure" homosexuality through conversion therapy or other methods to change sexual orientation. Several of the media made comparisons with some of the landmark U.
Since the s, much of the world has become more accepting of homosexual acts and relationships.
It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Google Scholar. Britain will go to the polls on December Retrieved 16 February Gay people have been the target of violence for their sexuality in various cultures throughout history.