If we could claim the language of marriage, a vocabulary of shared values - love, commitment, family, inclusion, dignity, respect - that would help non-gay people better understand who gay people really are and allow us to share equally not only in marriage, but in everything. August 12, Support for same-sex marriage also remains low in the Caribbean, at just 16 percent in Jamaica and 23 percent in the Dominican Republic. Do you think homosexuals should or should not be hired for each of the following occupations? Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions. But in relative terms, the trend of acceptance of gay marriage was the same for all generations. Total Catholic.
In the s, sodomy was a crime in nearly every state, LGBT people were often persecuted and barred from public and private employment, and homosexuality was classified as a mental illness.
Straight voters saw gay people as wanting something different than their idea of what marriage was about, which was love and commitment. Moral issue. Do you think homosexuals should or should not be hired for each of the following occupations?
Cuba, where homosexuality was once punished by internment in forced-labor campshas changed markedly in recent years; the National Assembly passed an antidiscrimination law in