Homophobia

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Essay #: 056406
Total text length is 22,824 characters (approximately 15.7 pages).

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Sanaz Barokh Amiri
Professor Oba
English 1
Homophobia
The origins of human sexuality and homosexuality in particular have puzzled philosophers, theologians and ordinary people for thousands of years. The way that homosexuals are treated also varies culture to culture, and is based in the moral and ethical foundation of specific areas in the world. In scattered cultures, homosexuals have been regarded as a normal part of life. At the same time, same sex attractions, to most cultures, have been treated as taboo, ranging from a loss of dignity to a sin against God to a breach of the law.  Within the Persian culture, homophobia has deep roots. I believe the main source of homophobia in both Persian and American cultures is that the act of...
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