Unif Title Homosexuality (Online)
Title Homosexuality [electronic resource] / Cynthia A. Bily, book editor.
Publication Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Description 1 online resource (242 pages) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-231) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. What are the causes of homosexuality? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Homosexuality is influenced by genetics / Robert Mitchum -- 2. Homosexuality is influenced by prenatal conditions / Neil Swidey -- 3. Homosexuality is caused by psychological trauma / Richard Fitzgibbons -- 4. The causes of homosexuality are irrelevant / Andrew Fink -- 5. Homosexuality can be "cured" / "Ben Newman" -- 6. Homosexuality cannot be "cured" / Casey Sanchez -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. Should gay men and women serve in the military? -- 1. Gay men and women in the military disrupt unit cohesion / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- 2. Gay men and women in the military do not disrupt unit cohesion / Gregory M. Herek and Aaron Belkin -- 3. The military is better off without gay men and women / Robert Maginnis -- 4. Gay men and women make important contributions to our military effort / C. Dixon Osburn -- 5. The "Don't ask, don't tell" policy is effective and necessary / John McCain -- 6. The "Don't ask, don't tell" policy is not effective or necessary / Laura Kiritsy -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. Should same-sex couples be allowed to marry? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The United States needs a federal marriage amendment / Marilyn Musgrave -- 2. The United States does not need a federal marriage amendment / Charles Krauthammer -- 3. Civil unions are reasonable alternative to marriage for same-sex couples / Dennis O'Brien -- 4. Civil unions are not a reasonable alternative to marriage / Norma Love -- 5. Civil unions post a threat to the institution of marriage / Midge Decter -- 6. The institution of marriage itself is out of date / Mary E. Hunt -- 7. Same-sex couples pose a threat to children in their care / "An adoptive father" -- 8. Many same-sex couples make good parents / Williams Meezan and Jonathan Rauch -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. What should schools teach about homosexuality? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Children should be taught in school to understand homosexuality / Arthur Lipkin -- 2. Schools should not address homosexuality / Bob Unruh -- 3. Sex education programs should teach that homosexuality is natural / Tenesha Curtis -- 4. Sex education programs should not teach that homosexuality is natural / Michelle Turner -- 5. Schools should permit students to form gay-straight alliances / John Caldwell -- 6. Schools should not permit students to form gay-straight alliances / Paul Scalia -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
Access Available only to authorized users.
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Homosexuality.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Bily, Cynthia A.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Serials Solutions, distributor.

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