A study of the perception of Protestants on homosexuality: A perspective of Hong Kong university students

Man Ying CHAN

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects

Abstract

With an increasing voice and controversy of the issue of homosexuality among Christian circles, this research aims to deal with the rare research target group, Hong Kong university students with Christian faith, who are always considered as having higher critical thinking ability, more mature spiritual status and being more open-minded. Both quantitative and non-random sampling, qualitative methodology will be used to collect the data and explore their perception on this issue.
According to the findings, the conclusions of the research are as follows:
1. The target group generally shows a contradictory pattern of perception on the issue of homosexuality.
2. The universal values of equality and Chinese traditional values towards family affect respondents’ attitude on the level of acceptance of homosexuals and their civil right.
3. Multicultural religion plays a crucial role in affecting the mindset of local university students on the issue of homosexuality.
4. Overall, the most significant factors affecting the perception include religion faith, social values and personal values, which are the force pulling each other.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Alt. title: 基督徒對同性戀之觀感研究:以香港的大學生為例
  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Primary) – General Studies and Mathematics (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B058
  • Course code: INS4909

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