Sexual Orientation, Controversy, and Science

  title={Sexual Orientation, Controversy, and Science},
  author={J. M. Bailey and P. Vasey and L. Diamond and S. M. Breedlove and E. Vilain and M. Epprecht},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  pages={101 - 45}
  • J. M. Bailey, P. Vasey, +3 authors M. Epprecht
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Science in the Public Interest
  • Summary Ongoing political controversies around the world exemplify a long-standing and widespread preoccupation with the acceptability of homosexuality. Nonheterosexual people have seen dramatic surges both in their rights and in positive public opinion in many Western countries. In contrast, in much of Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Oceania, and parts of Asia, homosexual behavior remains illegal and severely punishable, with some countries retaining the death penalty for it. Political… CONTINUE READING
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