The United States was one among the first countries where homosexuals felt the very strong urge to initiate and actively fight for their rights. It was also in this very country where the trend and issues about homosexuality started to spread. Needless to say, it was also in this country where the majority of gay and lesbian activists started.
Now another issue is starting in one of the famous cities of the America - the New York City. Reports revealed that a proposal has been filed in this city' government sector concerning gender preference which is, of course, relative to homosexuality. The question is: What could be the moral and sociological impact of New York City's new proposal regarding gender preference
Almost all countries around the world have gay and lesbians as part of their population. Because of the vast numbers of homosexuals, it is just expected that some of the country' rules and regulations will be initiated which could either harm or protect the homosexuals. However, beneath all of these issues, challenges and plans for people with a different sexual orientation in opposed to the gender by birth, the factors affecting this increasing numbers of gays and lesbians in the land remain the same.
There are basically three domains of man's development. ...
that includes all the mental processes through which the individual thinks, learns and communicates plus the institutions involved in learning and communicating (Berger, 2005). And lastly is the psychosocial development, which is a human development that includes emotions, personality, characteristics and relationships with other people - family friends, lovers and strangers (Berger, 2005).
With this, we can easily reflect that there are indeed various reasons why and how homosexuality is increasing. The psychological and psycho-social development of a person is affected by a number of factors.
In today's world, media has been playing a detrimental part to the people's lives. Media is a short form of the term "media of communication" that is used to refer organized means of dissemination of facts, opinions, and entertainment such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, and the World Wide Web (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_media, 2005). Journalism and/or the news are just a part of the media, but it entails a lot of efforts already, and it presents a big impact to the majority of readers or viewers or listeners. A lot of people are very much aware that the information that they will be getting and eventually share to people will have great impact to the people from all countries. Therefore, any information, regarding homosexuality will definitely affect the minds of the viewers. These media information on gays and lesbians will either, "invite" to be part of the homosexual population or they will oppose with the idea.
Effects of Homosexual Parents
In Patterson's research report (1992), she cited that there are major children's perspectives on homosexual parenting. First among which talks about the phenomenon of openly gay or