Sexual Orientation

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Reflect on shifting attitudes toward homosexuality and changes in the degree of prejudice and discrimination directed toward gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals in American society since the mid-20th century.
  • Discuss how the concepts of acculturation, primary structural assimilation, and secondary structural assimilation apply to sexual minorities. Choose an ethnic minority, whether it be African American or Hispanic and describe the similarities and differences in how these concepts apply to both groups. In other words, what similarities and differences do you see in terms of the acculturation and assimilation of those who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual compared to the ethnic minority group you chose?

Special Instructions:

Create a 1 page essay in APA format according to the instructions above. Use 2 academically reviewed sources for references. Be sure to utilize in-text citations.