Unfortunately, because of the way they were originally designed, most of these studies do not yield information about whether and to what extent such risks might be greater for various subgroups within the sexual minority population e. For example, the term "gay bar" describes the bar which either caters primarily to a homosexual male clientele, or is otherwise part of homosexual male culture. Tauris The survey questionnaire was written by the Pew Research Center and administered by the GfK Group using KnowledgePanel, its nationally representative online research panel. Much of this resistance is rooted in deeply held religious attitudes, such as the belief that engaging in homosexual behavior is a sin.
In some places, such as the New Haven colony, male and female homosexual acts were punishable by death e.
The series also adds elements of hypocrisy, as the lesbian Faye Buckley is depicted as the leader of a fanatic religious group that persecutes other homosexuals in order to save her own image. Retrieved 3 May The Times].
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