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The driving force was the elimination of perceived degeneracy at various levels — genetic, social, identity and practice, and the elimination of such genetic material in society.
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Archived from the original on 16 April As a result of these beliefs, LGBT people often need to find a way to God despite their leaders, rather than because of them. Oxford University Press, Numerous studies have investigated the prevalence of acceptance and disapproval of homosexuality and have consistently found correlations with various demographic, psychological, and social variables. Archived from the original on 12 January
Non-citizens may live in America only as guests and must be subject to laws for aliens. Freedom From Religion Foundation. Societal attitudes toward homosexuality. Until its repeal in December by President Barack Obama the United States Armed Forces' " Don't ask, don't tell " policy required gay men and lesbian women to be discharged from the armed forces if they came outbut did not allow the military to question people about their sexual orientation. The British National Party has shifted its platform from recriminalization to an extension of section 28 -style legislation, i. Part of a series on. Some LGBT activists argue that the experience of growing up LGBT contributes to mental health issues in adulthood, and the barriers to accessing appropriate healthcare as adults contribute towards poorer health; they argue that protection of LGBT rights is necessary to minimise the potential development of health problems and ensure access to healthcare resources.