Discrimination Against Women 's Rights Essay

1161 Words Jul 31st, 2015 null Page
Privilege is something everyone is born with that grants people in a way better treatment than others receive just for being born that way. I have a several of privileges that make my existence easier in this world. I am a heterosexual female, my age group and economic status are also dominant. Being in these dominant microcultures gives me some advantages over other people who are not in these dominant groups. Being in these dominant microcultures gives me some advantages over other people who are not it these dominant groups. Heterosexuality grants me many privileges that homosexuals do not have. Heterosexism in our society exist and causes harm to those who experience it. I know that as a heterosexual I was not aware that homosexuals experience negativity and discrimination in the wake of heterosexuality on a daily basis. Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people exists in our society. In Milt Ford’s “Understanding Heterosexism.” The writer explains how people always assume, that everyone is a heterosexual. Discrimination against individuals who are LGBT based the assumption that heterosexuality is the only "normal" sexual orientation, happens every day. D’ espier Canada in “Discriminating against homosexuals.” Writes about how judging someone as a result of their sexual orientation is no different from judging someone as a result of their color and we all know that’s wrong. He states, “I feel that if we all work together to stop the…

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