Havelock Ellis — was working as a teacher in Australia, when he had a revelation that he wanted to dedicate his life to exploring the issue of sexuality. Hopwood, D. The eroto-politics of gay male video pornography. An Introductory, Interdisciplinary Approach. Later, the Apostolic Fathers and their successors continued to speak against homosexual activity whenever they mentioned it in their surviving writings.
At this time, most theories regarded homosexuality as a disease, which had a great influence on how it was viewed culturally.
Need an account? Tauris Series: Ellis is often attributed with coining the term homosexuality but in reality he despised the word because it conflated Latin and Greek roots and instead used the term invert in his published works. Tools Request permission Export citation Add to favorites Track citation.
In Januarythe European Court of Human Rights ruled that same-sex couples have the right to adopt a child.