The website for the Peruvian retreat, written in English, describes Pineda as ‘Master Shaman Mancoluto,’ and says he helps Ayahuasca initiates ‘open their minds to deeper realities, develop their senses and intuitive capabilities and unlock the person's untapped potential.’The center says it holds five ceremonies held over 10 nights, when participants ingest psychedelic plants in ‘a comfortable private space in the middle of a virgin rainforest,’ but that people familiar with the side effects of the drugs are always on site to help.In 2011, Vargas was featured in a documentary called Stepping Into the Fire that tells the story of a wealthy New York Stock Exchange trader who travels to Peru - the land of his ancestors - in search of enlightenment, only to encounter the spiritual leader.LGBT rights opposition is the opposition to legal rights, proposed or enacted, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

Organized opposition to gay and lesbian rights began in the 1970s.

Societal attitudes towards homosexuality vary greatly in different cultures and different historical periods, as do attitudes toward sexual desire, activity and relationships in general.

Vasubandhu included homosexuality among sexual practices that were forbidden because of their association with foreigners, Homosexuality is considered to be against the Sikh code of conduct, because it is not mentioned in Sikh scripture and because Sikhs are encouraged to marry, although this matter is not considered very important.

There is no mention of homosexuality in the Hindu scriptures and it sometimes a taboo subject, but as Hinduism considers it a religious duty to marry and have children, heterosexual relationships are considered the norm. Ron Hubbard classified homosexuality as a mental illness and paraphilia (then known as "sexual perversion"), citing contemporary psychiatric and psychological textbooks to support his view. on Hubbard's emotional tone scale, and Hubbard urged society to tackle the issue of "sexual perversion" (including homosexuality), calling it "of vital importance, if one wishes to stop immorality, and the abuse of children." In Science of Survival, he called for drastic action to be taken, saying that: "Such people should be taken from the society as rapidly as possible and uniformly institutionalized; for here is the level of the contagion of immorality, and the destruction of ethics; here is the fodder which secret police organizations use for their filthy operations." One year later, in response to a query about the Church's position on homosexuality, the Church of Scientology in 2005 stated: "The Church of Scientology does not dictate sexual preferences.

The treatment was a program of eugenics, starting with sterilisation, then a system of working people to death in forced labour camps, and eventually refined by medical scientists to include euthanasia.

The driving force was the elimination of perceived degeneracy at various levels – genetic, social, identity and practice, and the elimination of such genetic material in society.

Among the religions that originated in India, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, teachings regarding homosexuality are less clear than among the Abrahamic traditions.

Unlike in western religions, homosexuality is rarely discussed.

Muslim nations insist that such laws are necessary to preserve Islamic morality and virtue.

Of the nations with a majority of Muslim inhabitants, only Lebanon has an organization which is trying to get homosexuality legalized.

Those treated by psychiatrists and thereby included in the T4 project to eliminate people with alleged medical disorders would not be reflected in the rates of those dealt with as criminals.