Vision should span decades with identified tipping points. That certainly seems to have been what happened in this case, and it provides significant lessons for on-going efforts to understand and bring about system transformation. As we concluded in our paper, the emerging notion of marriage equality serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of how changing memes can shift understandings in societies. Memes need to resonate with many different actors if they are to be powerful. The share saying homosexuality should be accepted by society is up 7 percentage points in the past year and up 19 points from 11 years ago.
Therefore, we establish by this law, that if any man whosoever, of any age, or race, whether he belongs to the clergy, or to the laity, should be convicted, by competent evidence, of the commission of the crime of sodomyhe shall, by order of the king, or of any judge, not only suffer emasculationbut also the penalty prescribed by ecclesiastical decree for such offences, and promulgated in the third year of our reign.
Timeline of LGBT history
Survey Reports Nov 15, In the United States legal history. Archived from the original on 4 February Over the past two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in public acceptance of homosexuality, as well as same-sex marriage. This shift in attitudes has been accompanied by a rise in the share of Americans who do not identify with any organized religion. The Transformational Change Challenge of Memes:
Archived from the original on 11 September Your email address will not be published. Among both blacks and whites, the gender gap roughly mirrors that of the public overall. Horatius Press — via Google Books. Among Hispanics, however, there is not a pronounced gender gap. Retrieved 6 October