To be characterized by any LGBT traits is to have a mental disorder.
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For round one please present any definitions you wish to establish I will start the debate in round two.
Mental Disorder: any of a broad range of medical conditions that are marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of personality, mind, or emotions to impair normal psychological functioning and cause marked distress or disability and that are typically associated with a disruption in normal thinking, feeling, mood, behavior, interpersonal interactions, or daily functioning.
I will be arguing that the title statement is not true.
Many of us suffer from mental health issues, but we do so as individual person not as a group.
I await your argument..............
At our basic human nature our primary purpose as animals is to survive and insure the survival of our species. ( https://blogs.scientificamerican.com... ) If a person is a homosexual it is biologically impossible for that person to reproduce thus contradicting their basic human instincts it is because of this that I view homosexuality as a mental disorder as it is a clear "disruption in... daily functioning". Now I do not believe homosexuality is morally wrong as I myself am bisexual, however I do feel it is a disorder much like a sociopath in the sense that there is nothing inherently wrong with being a sociopath it is only wrong when that sociopath commits a murder. To be a classified with any of the LGBT characteristics is a mental disorder and that is not a bad thing.
Some of the main reasons most people are in a relationship is sex and companionship, as many people simply can not, or will not want to reproduce. Many people if not most people that can reproduce and want to reproduce do so with in a short period of time (a few years) and then decide to stop. So the vast majority of us will spend the majority of our life in a relationship in which we are not reproducing.
Meltal health is not contignet on reproducing or our ability to reproduce (with the exception of infertile women). Being attracted to someone for thier reproductive abilities is rare, as most people are attracted to attractive people, this is not a metal illness, and it is quite normal. To call homosexual's mentaly ill because they can't reproduce is to call all men (with low sperm counts, who have had vasectomies, or who have another type of reproductive disorder, the same for women who are post-reproductive age, infertile due to illness, or who have undergone sterilization surgery), mental ill.
I believe that your argument is an exercise in bigotry as it has no factual basis and is promoting stigma and discrimination agianst a group that is already excluded and marginalised.
http://www.prevention.com... ) It is no question that people get into a relationship for companionship above all else and I support this but the fact of the matter is that a homosexual relationship is a contradiction to our human instincts. Let me be clear I am not saying this is a bad thing and I don't support any form of legislation that would discriminate against the LGBT as I am in this community myself. But that doesn't change that the situation a LGBT person may be in goes against our instincts to preserve the species.
Of the over 200 classified forms of mental illness, none are associated with reproduction.
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