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Homosexuality and attitudes towards it.

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Introduction

DATA ANALYSIS

Question 3;       At what age is homosexual sex allowed?

Our research showed that over half the males knew the correct age of consent for male homosexual sex and the majority of women were also aware of the legal age of consent.*

Research conducted and produced in Sexual Behaviour in Britain (pub.1994) used 18,876 male and female participants.  Most of the participants were aware of the correct legal age of consent for male homosexual sex.

  • we are presuming that this question was related to male homosexuals and not females.

Question 4;       In your opinion what age should homosexual sex be

allowed?

A total of 15/25 males in our research viewed 18 or 21 years old to be an appropriate age.

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Middle

DATA   ANALYSIS

Question 7;       Homosexuals should be allowed to adopt.

The males, by majority, either strongly disagreed or disagreed with this statement.  The 60+ age group were all opposed – all disagreeing.  Whereas the females were less against and 16/25 agreed with only 4 strongly disagreeing with the statement.  In general the women were more in favour than the men of homosexuals being allowed to adopt.

Question 8;       Homosexuals should not have the right to succeed a

Council house Tenancy.

Our research showed that the general opinion of the males was divided relatively evenly between agreeing and disagreeing, although the latter outweighed the former marginally.  The females by the vast majority, believed that homosexuals should have a right to succeed a Council house Tenancy.

Question 14;      

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Conclusion

THIS DATA TALLIES WITH PREVIOUS RESEARCH IN THAT THE YOUNGER AND OLDER MALES ARE THE LEAST TOLERANT

NOW THE WOMEN SHOWED TO BE FAR MORE ACCEPTING AND OPEN-MINDED THAN THE MALES.

MORE LIABLE TO ADMIT TO KNOWING A HOMOSEXUAL.

MORE TOLERANCE TOWARDS  A CONFESSION OF HOMOSEXUALITY

(ALTHOUGH 22-30 YEAR OLDS A LITTLE MORE UNSURE) .(ESP.A FAMILY MEMBER.

NONE OF OUR FEMALES SAID THAT HOMOSEXUAL SEX SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED.

ALL OF THE WOMEN,BAR 2, BELIEVED IN THE RIGHT TO MARRIAGE.

80% FELT THAT HOMOSEXUALS SHOULD HAVE EQUAL RIGHTS.

AGE DID NOT APPEAR TO EFFECT OPINION, NOT MUCH DIVERSITY.

AGAIN THESE RESULTS SHOW MUCH SIMILARITY TOWARDS SECONDARY DATA IN AS MUCH THAT WOMEN GENERALLY ARE MORE ACCEPTING TOWARDS HOMOSEXUALITY THAN MEN.

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