David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Moral Education 17 (1):11-20 (1988)
Abstract The arguments against the positive treatment of homosexuality depend on such false premises as that it is an illness or is socially subversive or that homosexuals are necessarily promiscuous. Since most of the problems are engendered by the intolerance and hostility which flow from unwarranted negative attitudes, these need to be countered by dissemination of correct information and constructive discussion. The term positive image is a relative one without unambiguous denotation. However, many repellent images are projected by homosexuals themselves. Moral educators must not countenance irresponsible and decadent behaviour, but should guide people towards, and foster respect for, caring and committed relationships whether they be homosexual or heterosexual. So temperate and humane a proposal should command the support of all but bigoted and fanatical extremists
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
J. Martin Stafford (1988). Love and Lust Revisited: Intentionality, Homosexuality and Moral Education. Journal of Applied Philosophy 5 (1):87-100.
Similar books and articles
Ann Ferguson (2007). Gay Marriage: An American and Feminist Dilemma. Hypatia 22 (1):39-57.
Damien W. Riggs (2007). Reassessing the Foster-Care System: Examining the Impact of Heterosexism on Lesbian and Gay Applicants. Hypatia 22 (1):132-148.
Michael S. Merry (2005). Should Educators Accommodate Intolerance? Mark Halstead,1 Homosexuality, and the Islamic Case. Journal of Moral Education 34 (1):19-36.
Sonja J. Ellis * (2004). Rights‐Based Reasoning in Discussions About Lesbian and Gay Issues: Implications for Moral Educators. Journal of Moral Education 33 (1):71-86.
Christopher Arroyo (2011). Same-Sex Marriage, 'Homosexual Desire,' and the Capacity to Love. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2):171-186.
Mark Blasius & Shane Phelan (eds.) (1997). We Are Everywhere: A Historical Sourcebook of Gay and Lesbian Politics. Routledge.
Stephen Maddison (2000). Fags, Hags, and Queer Sisters: Gender Dissent and Heterosocial Bonds in Gay Culture. St. Martin's Press.
Leo Bersani (1995). Homos. Harvard University Press.
Gary Atkins (2012). Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore. Eurospan [Distributor].
Raja Halwani, Gary Jaeger, James S. Stramel, Richard Nunan, William S. Wilkerson & Timothy F. Murphy (2008). What is Gay and Lesbian Philosophy? Metaphilosophy 39 (4-5):433-471.
Sonja J. Ellis (2002). Moral Reasoning and Homosexuality: The Acceptability of Arguments About Lesbian and Gay Issues. Journal of Moral Education 31 (4):455-467.
J. Mark Halstead (2005). Islam, Homophobia and Education: A Reply to Michael Merry. Journal of Moral Education 34 (1):37-42.
Seth Shabo (2012). Incompatibilism and Personal Relationships: Another Look at Strawson's Objective Attitude. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 90 (1):131 - 147.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads2 ( #398,323 of 1,410,123 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?