Support for a gay person's right to speak before a public audience increased from 62 percent in 1972 to 86 percent in 2010 support for allowing gays and lesbians to teach at colleges or universities rose from 48 percent in 1973 to 84 percent in 2010 and approval for having a library keep a book that favors homosexuality rose from 54 percent in 1973 to 78 percent in 2010. Since sexual orientation is not a conscious choice, our society should not ignore but to accept, respect homosexuality, and our law should not discriminate against those people by taking away their freedom, benefits and rights to pursue happiness in a civil union. Support steady for same-sex marriage and acceptance of homosexuality when it comes to differences among partisans on whether homosexuality should be accepted by society, there has been a persistent 26-point gap between republicans and democrats over the course of a decade latinos are more likely to believe in the american dream, but.
Attitudes toward homosexuality have changed in developed societies in the latter part of the 20th century, accompanied by a greater acceptance of gay people into both secular and religious institutions. About half of women in israel (48%) express positive views of homosexuality, compared with just 31% of men and, while majorities of women and men in britain, chile, france and the us say homosexuality should be accepted by society, women are more likely than men to offer this view by at least ten percentage points. Pew global attitudes project 2013: which one of these comes closer to your opinion, number 1 or number 2: #1 – homosexuality should be accepted by society, #2 – homosexuality should not be accepted by society.
Regions are ranked by the percentage of yes responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered don't know or refused to answer. In greece, where acceptance of homosexuality is not as prevalent as in most of the eu countries surveyed, majorities of 18-29 year-olds (66%) and 30-49 year-olds (62%) say homosexuality should be accepted by society far fewer greeks ages 50 and older (40%) share this view. Society’s acceptance of homosexuality is a major issue across the world generally, western europe has an immensely positive attitude – 87 percent of people in germany, 77 percent of people in france and 76 percent of people in britain accept homosexuality in the united states, the rate of acceptance falls to 60 percent. Many later studies with other measures led to the conclusion that homosexuality had no related pathology, and that gays and lesbians function equally well in work and in loving relationships in 1973, the american psychiatric association removed homosexuality from its list of mental diseases.
A majority of americans are accepting of homosexuality in society, but the levels of tolerance are far greater in many other countries in europe and latin america, a new pew poll has found the pew research center survey conducted in 39 countries found stark geographical differences when people were asked whether homosexuals should be accepted in society. Survey questions about whether american society should accept homosexuality often draw different responses depending on the examples mentioned which is an indication of public ambivalence questions that raise the issue of fair treatment typically draw much higher levels of public support. For example, he said, support for homosexuality is high in germany and britain, though neither country has approved same-sex marriage conversely, in south africa, where discrimination based on sexual orientation is unconstitutional, six in 10 people say homosexuality should not be accepted by society.
Up until a year ago, a majority of republicans thought homosexuality should be discouraged by society, but views have since become more mixed while 41% of republicans now say homosexuality should be discouraged, 48% think it should be accepted by society. Today, two-thirds of independents say homosexuality should be accepted by society, while 25% say it should be discouraged just about half of republicans (48%) now say homosexuality should be accepted, a number that has ticked up 15 points from its low 10 years ago.
Society’s acceptance of homosexuality is a major issue across the world generally, western europe has an immensely positive attitude – 87 percent of people in germany, 77 percent of people in france and 76 percent of people in britain accept homosexuality. In contrast, in poorer countries with high levels of religiosity, few believe homosexuality should be accepted by society age is also a factor in several countries, with younger respondents offering far more tolerant views than older ones certain populations are also found to accept homosexuality more than others attitudes toward. « why we should accept and respect homosexuality homosexual or bisexual since sexual orientation is not a conscious choice, our society should not ignore but to accept, respect homosexuality, and our law should not discriminate against those people by taking away their freedom, benefits and rights to pursue happiness in a civil union.