In regards to homosexual couples and domestic violence, studies indicate that as a whole homosexual couples have higher rates of promiscuity than heterosexual couples. In addition, studies report that homosexual couples have significantly higher incidences of violent behavior which will be covered shortly. These studies are not surprising at all given what pathologists have stated regarding the commonness and brutality of homosexual murders.
Regarding studies regarding homosexual couples and violence, a recent study by the Canadian government regarding homosexual couples states that “violence was twice as common among homosexual couples compared with heterosexual couples”. According the American College of Pediatricians who cite several studies violence among homosexual couples is two to three times more common than among married heterosexual couples. In addition, the American College of Pediatricians states the following: “Homosexual partnerships are significantly more prone to dissolution than heterosexual marriages with the average homosexual relationship lasting only two to three years.”
In June of 2004, the journal Nursing Clinics of North America reported the following regarding homosexual couples:
“ Domestic abuse is under-reported in the gay community…
Male-on-male same-sex domestic violence also has been reported in couples where one or both persons are HIV-positive. Intimate partner abuse and violence include humiliation, threatening to disclose HIV status, withholding HIV therapy, and harming family members or pets.
” In 2000, the New York Times in an article entitled Silence Ending About Abuse in Gay Relationships cites some information which may indicate that domestic abuse may be under-reported in the homosexual community. The New York Times article states the following:
“ But the issue of gay domestic abuse has been shrouded by silence until recently…
For years, gay people have tried to keep quiet about the problem, said Dave Shannon, coordinator of the violence recovery program at Fenway Community Health, a gay and lesbian clinic in Boston.
Mr. Shannon said: People feel, ‘Why should we air our dirty laundry? People feel so negatively about us already, the last thing we should do is contribute to negative stereotypes of us.’  http://conservapedia.com/Homosexual_Couples_and_Domestic_Violence
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“Homosexual partnerships are significantly more prone to dissolution than heterosexual marriages with the average homosexual relationship lasting only two to three years.” is taking statistics from the divorce rate among those couples who made a considered and public decision to commit to their partnerships for the long term (and had the opportunity to do so) versus data on break ups of relationships in general among homosexuals. I’m sure that if statistics for heterosexual break ups from dating and informal cohabitation relationships were included (which is the implied data pool for the statistics on homosexual relationships) the ratio would be far more even between the two groups. All gay marriage activists are asking for is the right to succeed or fail in their relationships on the same terms as everyone else. Besides, if longevity of relationships is actually considered to be a legitimate factor in deciding who has the legal right to marry, I’m sure that if one combed through the statistics some subsets of the population could easily be identified as having significantly lower averages than others. Should their right to marry be revoked? If you don’t think so then this entire portion of your argument is spurious. (Not that the rest of it is any better.)
Funny that you use Conservapedia as a supposedly credible resource, considering it’s been criticized multiple times by the mainstream and scientific communities for being inaccurate and ignoring facts. It’s a biased site written from a conservative’s viewpoint, ergo it’s not a credible source. Thanks for playing, though.
- andrewjt1 In regards to homosexual couples and ... and thinks it’s Fail & Ew
- WhatTheHolyHeck thinks In regards to homosexual couples and ... is Fail
This is stupid. Do you really think if those same men were married to women, that they wouldn’t hit them? If someone’s the type of person who hits their spouse, they hit them regardless of if the spouse is male or female.
- R.T. Firefly In regards to homosexual couples and ...
did you just sum up ONE “conservapedia” article? ONE? and the title “conservapedia” doesn’t give anything away here, either. absolutely no slant at all. if this was a term paper, you’d get a big, fat F.