Desarrollo personal y psicología

Homosexuality: A Global Perspective


This course provides a comprehensive exploration of the historical, cultural, and legal aspects of homosexuality from a global perspective, covering topics such as ancient civilizations' attitudes towards same-sex relationships, the impact of colonialism on LGBTQ+ laws, the role of religion in shaping attitudes towards homosexuality, pioneers and icons of the LGBTQ+ rights movement, the legalization of same-sex marriage, the AIDS crisis, cultural differences in LGBTQ+ acceptance and rights, and the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality in LGBTQ+ contexts.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, learners will have a deep understanding of the historical, cultural, and legal factors that have shaped attitudes towards homosexuality globally, as well as the ability to critically analyze and compare LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance in different cultural contexts.

Course program

Historical Perspectives on Homosexuality in Ancient Civilizations
Colonialism's Impact on Global Homosexuality Laws and Attitudes
The Role of Religion in Shaping Attitudes Towards Homosexuality
Pioneers and Icons of the LGBTQ+ Rights Movement
Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage and Its Impact
The AIDS Crisis: Responses and Repercussions for the LGBTQ+ Community
Cultural Differences in LGBTQ+ Acceptance and Rights
Intersectionality: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in LGBTQ+ Contexts
LGBTQ+ Representation in Media and Entertainment
Global LGBTQ+ Activism and Its Influence on Policy and Legislation