Argumentative Essay On Gay Rights

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“It takes no compromise to give people their takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression.” ( Harvey Milk) Throughout society today homosexuals are being targeted, their life opportunities, jobs and rights are being taken away. In the article “Gay and Transgender People Face High Rates of Workplace Discrimination and Harassment” states how studies have shown that anywhere from 15% to 43% of gay people have experienced some sort of discrimination. Homosexuals deserve to have Rights, Freedom and also be Respected just like a hetersexual person and not be discriminated. Respect is a positive feeling or action shown towards
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Rights are morals or legal entitlements to have or obtain something or even to act in a certain way. Living in America every individual no matter the gender,race, and or religion you have rights that are listen on the constitution. ”Although the Fourteenth Amendment, ratified at the end of the Civil War, it was designed to ensure legal equality for African Americans, Congress wrote it as a general guarantee of equality, and the courts have interpreted the Equal Protection Clause to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender, religion and disability.” (The Rights of Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People, paragraph 13) “The ACLU believes the Equal Protection Clause prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation as well.”(The Rights of Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People, paragraph 14) Consequently, discrimination is still not prohibited to homosexuals. As much as equality can be claimed it is not given and it is seen in multiple public places. For example, in school, kids may get bullied and get isolated. Also it does not just include students but teachers as …show more content…
Often laws maintain a higher age of consent for same sex relations in comparison with opposite sex relations.” (Sexual Orientation and Human Rights paragraph 7-8) However, by being denied they are losing their amendment rights because it applies to all individuals. Also, they are not having their freedom, by being free you choose what you want to do and or be like how I stated before. The only way you can’t be “free” is because it must be limited.You can not just do whatever you like and say “I am a free man”. You can not kill,have illegal drugs, or violate the laws and rules for freedom sake. That is the limit freedom has. There should be respect to other people and their needs/desires.”Lesbians, gays and bisexuals do not claim any 'special' or 'additional rights' but the observance of the same rights as those of heterosexual persons.” (Sexual Orientation and Human Rights paragraph

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