The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan. Retrieved 22 April Columbia University Press,p. Most groups still insist, however, that initiations be conferred from man to woman or woman to man. What is needed is legislation that embodies and recognises these basic religious freedoms as a human right. Pope John Paul IIthen head of the Roman Catholic church, criticized same-sex marriage  when it was introduced in the Netherlands in Where is their respect for my beliefs?
In a statement to the Kokomo TribuneFivecoate stood by her actions.
Religious freedom is an important right. Once same sex-marriage is legal, it must be protected
As several states legalized same-sex marriage the situation became tense and the demand to find a solution grew. The Guru's silence on homosexuality has led to a history of ambivalence on the topic. According to the Church's sexual ethicshomosexual activity falls short in the complementarity male and female organs complement each other and fecundity openness to new life of the sexual act. She says Kokomo, Indiana, has an ordinance that would protect them against being discriminated against for their same-sex marriage, but that ordinance does not extend to Russiaville or other parts of Howard County. The Dalai Lama of Tibetan Buddhism interprets sexual misconduct to include lesbian and gay sex, and indeed any sex other than penis-vagina intercourse, including oral sex, anal sex, and masturbation or other sexual activity with the hand; the only time sex is acceptable is when it performed for its purpose of procreation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Queer Politics in India.
Inthe Australian Law Reform Commission concluded a detailed assessment of traditional rights and freedoms— encroachments by commonwealth laws. There may be a voluntary postal survey conducted by the ABS. It is often regarded that Hinduism does not condemn homosexuality. The determination of whether or not same-gender relations is appropriate for a layperson is not considered a religious matter by many Buddhists. Judaism, like Christianity, reflects differing views between conservative and liberal adherents.