For the purposes of the culture, this could have been any sex act which would not produce children. Bruce Bagemihl describes studies of over different species engaging in same-gender sexual activity in his book Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity.
This is a ridiculous argument, he says. They are equal before God!
Both the Jewish Philo and the Roman Cicero emphasized procreation as an essential part of sexuality. This set up a conflict between the two Christian groups, Jews and Gentiles, over leadership capacity and examples of righteous living.
However, it is important to recognize that homosexuality is a normal innate pattern throughout creation. Unnatural female sex in the Greco-Roman world could have been any one of the following behaviors: sex with a man where the woman takes the dominant position, non-procreative sex with a man or another woman, or even solo masturbation.
New American Standard Bible For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the unnatural sex acts in the bible in Nevada function for that which is unnatural, New King James Version For this reason God gave them up to vile passions.
Even the women pervert the natural use of their sex by unnatural acts. Whatever is done sexually should be fully agreed on between the husband and his wife. Darby Bible Translation For this reason God gave them up to vile lusts; for both their females changed the natural use into that contrary to nature; English Revised Version For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature: Webster's Bible Translation For this cause God gave them up to vile affections.
And the Bible strongly condemns rape, as well Deuteronomy
Also some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers debated with him. He may also be hoping to make Rome his new missionary base and wants a unified church to support him there. Romans 1 teaches that some people have sexual desires for persons of the same sex.
Biblical Marriage. I will punish it for its sins. Rather than be content in their marriages, they would be controlled by their passions toward affairs and orgies.