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| Published: December 28, 2021

Attitude towards Homosexuality in Ten Countries: A Review

Garima Sharma

MA (Clinical Psychology) Amity University, Noida, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.144.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.144

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The present study reviewed researches conducted in ten counties viz. Israel, Italy, India, Albania, Ghana, Portuguese, Indonesia, Russia, U.S.A and Australia. Majority of the countries held a negative attitude towards homosexuality. Attitude also depends on certain characteristics and beliefs of a person. Religious affiliations are associated with negative attitude and intolerance of homosexuality. People with higher education tends to have a positive attitude towards homosexuality. Female gender is associated with more tolerance towards homosexuality than the male gender. Moreover, individuals who are acquainted or had a contact with homosexual had a positive attitude towards them.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.144.20210904

10.25215/0904.144

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021