Homosexuality, as a phenomenon and as a behavior, has existed throughout the eras in human societies. Contents. 1 Demographics; 2 Law; 3 Political activism.
Societal attitudes toward homosexuality vary greatly across different cultures and historical In contrast, in poorer countries with high levels of religiosity, few believe homosexuality should be accepted by society. Age is also a factor in several.
In , 41 percent of Americans thought that gay or lesbian relations should be legal. By , 68 percent thought so. In , just 27 percent favored.