Heterosexism in contemporary world religion
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Published by Cleveland Press in Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Sex -- Religious aspects,
  • Sexual minorities

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Edition Notes

StatementMarvin M. Ellison and Judith Plaskow, editors.
ContributionsEllison, Marvin Mahan., Plaskow, Judith.
LC ClassificationsBL65.S4 H48 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18003263M
ISBN 109780829817706
LC Control Number2007025006

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  Homosexuality is not a problem: heterosexism is, and heterosexism is often supported by religious statements and practices against sexual minorities. Heterosexism in Contemporary World Religion seeks to draw out strands in each major religion Pages: Unlike its cousins anti-Semitism, sexism, and racism, heterosexism has enjoyed undue immunity from critique, especially religious critique. Worse yet, religions have been the major offenders in fomenting prejudice against sexual minorities. Heterosexism in Contemporary World Religion seeks to draw out strands in each major religion that are antidotal to such practices and attitudes."--Jacket. Reviews User-contributed reviews. Contents Contributors Introduction: Heterosexism, Not Homosexuality, Is the Problem¿Daniel C. Maguire 1. Dismantling the Gender Binary within Judaism: The Challenge of Transgender to Compulsory Heterosexuality¿Judith Plaskow 2. Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Continuing the Reformation of Protestant Christianity ¿Marvin Ellison 3. Elements of a Samadiyyah.

  Heterosexism in Contemporary World Religion: Problem and Prospect – Edited by Marvin Ellison and Judith Plaskow. HETEROSEXISM IN CONTEMPORARY WORLD RELIGION: PROBLEM AND PROSPECT. Heterosexism is revealed to be a system of prejudice that both grows out of and supports this ethic. It produces various forms of discrimination, particularly those against gay and In this ground-breaking book the authors show that the prevailing sexual ethic is no longer useful/5.   Heterosexism in Contemporary World Religion: Problem and Prospect, notes Daniel, is a much-needed invitation to exit that terrible, damaging and corrupting closet of fear that heterosexism forces us into. The scope of the book’s content provides the guiding light for this exodus journey. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

  Religious Dogma, Heterosexism, and Cissexism. There the leaders from three major monotheistic world religions that were often at odds with one .   Much discussion of heterosexism emerges in the work of gay and lesbian theorists, and Fuss () is a good collection to start with. Rich’s essay ‘Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence’ (Rich [] ) is essential reading to understand how contemporary debates on heterosexuality and heterosexism have been shaped. Other definitions identify homophobia as an irrational fear of homosexuality. Heterosexism Around the same time, heterosexism began to be used as a term analogous to sexism and racism, describing an ideological system that denies, denigrates, and stigmatizes any nonheterosexual form of behavior, identity, relationship, or community (Herek, ). Evidence suggests that social workers may be biased when dealing with gay and lesbian populations. The study discussed in this article attempted to measure the extent of homophobia and.