Clellan Ford and Frank Beach's Patterns of Sexual Behaviorrelying on data from the Human Relations Area Filesfound homosexuality to be common across cultures and to exist in almost all nonhuman species. In so doing, the APA implicitly accepted a normal variant view gays and gayism is a sin or psycological disorder homosexuality in a way that had not been possible fourteen years earlier [ 63 ].
Ok, then why is pedophilia not regarded as the same. Schwartz S. Sigmund Freud's basic theory of human sexuality was different from that of Ellis.
Any behavioral trait can be considered normal or disordered according to the standards of the individual. Jack Drescher 1, 2, 3, 4. Since the normative behavior of yesterday was that it was wrong to be gay and okay to beat your wife and kids, but today the inverse is accepted by so many in society?
Many commentators oppose the practice altogether,  while some encourage outing public figures who use their positions of influence to harm other gay people. An individual homosexual, heterosexual or bisexual person may be masculine, gays and gayism is a sin or psycological disorder, or androgynousand in addition, many members and supporters of lesbian and gay communities now see the "gender-conforming heterosexual" and the "gender-nonconforming homosexual" as negative stereotypes.
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Krajeski J. He stunned the audience of psychiatrists by stating in a voice distorted to further protect his identity, "I am a homosexual. Homosexuality is biological in origin Submitted by Dan on June 27, - am. Sullivan H.