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Human Sexuality

How people express themselves as human beings.

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Heterosexual

Sexual attraction to the opposite sex.

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Homosexual

Sexual attraction to the same sex.

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Pre-Marital Sex

Sex between two single unmarried people.

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Adultery

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who isn't their partner.

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Sex Outside Marriage

Sex between two people where one or both of them is married to someone else. Adultery.

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Contraception

Methods used to prevent pregnancy.

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Family Planning

Controlling how many children couples have and when they have them.

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Marriage

A legal union between a man and a woman (or two people of the same sex) as partners in a relationship.

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Civil Partnership

Legal union of same sex couples.

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Same-Sex Marriage

Marriage between partners of the same sex.

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Cohabitation

A couple living together and having a sexual relationship without being married.

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Divorce

Legal ending of a marriage.

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Remarriage

When someone marries again while their former partner is still alive.

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Annulment

A Catholic Church ruling that a marriage was never valid.

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Family

A group of people who are related by blood, marriage or adoption.

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Nuclear Family

A couple and their children regarded as a basic social unit.

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Step-Family

A family which is formed on the remarriage of a divorced or widowed person and that includes a child or children.

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Extended Family

A family that extends beyond just parents and their children by including grandparents and other relatives as well.

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Polygamy

The practice or custom of having more than one wife at the same time.

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Bigamy

The offence of marrying someone while already being married to another person.

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Same-Sex Parents

Parents of the same sex who are raising children together.

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Procreation

Bringing babies into the world. Reproduction.

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Stability

Safely and securely; a stable society is one in which people's rights are protected and they are able to live peacefully.

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Educating Children in Faith

Bringing up children according to the religious beliefs of the parents.

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Gender Equality

Giving people the same rights and opportunities regardless of whether they're male or female.

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Gender Prejudice

Unfairly judging someone before the facts are known; holding biased opinions about an individual group based on their gender.

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Sexual Stereotyping

Having a fixed general idea or image of how men and women will behave.

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Gender Discrimination

Acting against someone on the basis of their gender.

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What is the belief about homosexuality in western Christianity?

It is unnatural and against God's wishes. The book of Deuteronomy states that "a man who lies with another man... should be put to death".

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What quote supports the idea that homosexuality is allowed in Christianity?

In the Bible Jesus taught that we should "love our neighbors".

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What do many Buddhists believe about homosexuality?

It is acceptable as part of a loving relationship.

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What does the Roman Catholic church teach about the purpose of sex?

The purpose of sex is reproduction.

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What does Christianity teach about adultery?

It is wrong, "Do not commit adultery" is one of the Ten Commandments.

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What does Buddhism teach about pre-marital sex?

It is not forbidden as it is more important that sexual acts are respectful and loving.

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What did Jesus teach about adultery?

"Anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already commit adultery with her in his heart".

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What do Christians believe about contraception?

Contraception is allowed as people should only have as many children as they can provide for.

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What does the Roman Catholic Church teach about contraception?

The use of artificial contraception is wrong as it goes against God's intent for sex (procreation). They tend to be supportive of natural methods as they are part of God's design and still offer a reasonable chance of pregnancy.

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What do Buddhist's believe about contraception?

Artificial forms of contraception are allowed; however, contraceptive methods that don't prevent the egg from undergoing fertilization but rather stop it from implanting (such as the morning-after pill) are less acceptable.

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What is a quote to oppose same-sex marriage, sex outside of marriage and divorce in Christianity?

"That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is unified to his wife, and they become one flesh." (Genesis 2:24).

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What does the Roman Catholic Church believe about divorce?

Divorce is not permitted as marriage is a contract made in the eyes of God and thus cannot be broken.

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What did Jesus say about divorce?

"Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her." Mark 10:11.

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What evidence is there that parent/child relationships are sacred to God?

One of the Ten Commandments is to "honor your father and your mother".

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What quote states that showing commitment to your family is another way of showing commitment to God?

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the Church and gave himself up for her." Ephesians 5:25.

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What evidence is there that children should be considered a gift from God?

"Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him." Psalm 127:3.

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What evidence is there that God created us all as equal?

"There is neither Jew nor gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ." Galatians 3:18.