Native American religions traditionally accepted same-sex marriage. Homosexuality and Roman Catholicism. The report aims to make recent science more accessible to African policymakers so that policy can be based on good evidence, not social prejudices. Pope John Paul IIthen head of the Roman Catholic church, criticized same-sex marriage  when it was introduced in the Netherlands in LGBT topics and Islam. Homosexuality and religion Transgender people and religion. At the United States Unitarian Universalist General Assemblydelegates voted overwhelmingly that they would perform same-sex marriage ceremonies, and the church has been performing weddings with and without state sanction ever since.
Cuban LGBT activists have run a countercampaign mainly on social media.
In rare campaign for Cuba, churches advocate against gay marriage
Over time, some faiths become more conservative, others more liberal. Retrieved 16 January Retrieved June 17, The report aims to make recent science more accessible to African policymakers so that policy can be based on good evidence, not social prejudices. Aitken explains that by applying the Four Noble Abodes loving kindness, compassion, joy in the attainment of others, and equanimity to the issue of same-sex marriage, he finds compassion for and with the gay or lesbian couple who wish to confirm their love in a legal marriage.
Archived from the original on April 14, Of the 76 countries that still criminalise same-sex relationships and behaviour, 38 are African. He believes that self-centered sex is exploitive sex, non-consensual sex, sex that harms others. Americans United for Separation of Church and State prominently expresses concern that heterosexual-only marriage laws impose a specific religious doctrine as state policy. InHinduism Today reporter Rajiv Malik asked several Hindu swamis teachers their opinion of same-sex marriage. The statement was signed by evangelical leaders, and includes 14 points of belief. Attempts in Uganda to impose new, tougher laws has drawn global attention and opprobrium.