Being Homosexual Is A Choice Essay

1244 Words Nov 10th, 2015 5 Pages
Being Homosexual is a Choice
In today’s society people have become more open and public about their sexuality. Whether it is men with men or a woman with a woman it is something that is considered the new “normal.” We are supposed to except the lives people choose to make, but is it really a choice in the homosexual community? People claim they are born gay and can’t help who they love. What they fail to realize is we choose who we love, so therefore, yes we have the overall decision on who that person is. Being homosexual is absolutely a choice a person makes amongst themselves and the lifestyle they choose to live. Therefore homosexuality starts in early childhood based off of what they encounter, television that is watched and just trying to experiment amongst the rest of the world.
Homosexuality has had to be accepted into our world. Laws have been passed for their equal rights and have freedom like any other person. These laws were passed under the belief that being homosexual was something one was born with. That they could not help that they were attracted to the same sex. In Tia Ghose article “Being Gay Not a Choice: Science Contradicts Ben Carson” states, “Most scientist would disagree. Years of research suggest that people can’t change their sexual orientation because they want to, and that trying can cause mental anguish.”. In Ghose article it is also stated that, “other research has found that being gay or lesbian tends to run in families.” People who have…

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