Gay Marriage Arguments

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Lately, there has been a big discussion regarding the concept of gay marriage. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community has been fighting against the government, looking forward for public acceptance and governmental laws that would let people of the same sex get married. There are millions of same sex couples in the world who feel left behind because of the lack of equal rights. For example, people from all over the world move to the USA because cultures are rapidly associating with each other. These people are finding themselves trapped, thinking that they 're going to find more freedom and legal rights in the USA more than anywhere in the world. That’s what the country portrays to society, but in reality, human rights in …show more content…
In cities such as New York City and San Francisco, the LGBT community has grown so fast that well known politicians and federal judges have started to show their support with future political compromises. Although certain states in the USA have legalized gay marriage, it’s unfair for the other half of millions of LGBT couples who live in states where gay marriage isn’t legal. The partial legalization of gay marriage in only certain states in the USA is a huge problem; it promotes discrimination and violates the human rights of the members of the LBGT community living in states where Gay Marriage is illegal. This partial legalization of gay marriage could contribute to the migration of the LGBT members into states where gay marriage has been approved. Statistics have been proven the members of the LGBT community have been already migrating; “According to a 2012 Gallup Poll, 10% of the people living in the District of Columbia, identified themselves as a member of the LGBT. This is the highest percentage in the country.” (Roberts, 2014, P. …show more content…
According to Paul R. Brewer (2014) “the density of LGBT people in a specific geographic region helps to explain residents’ views on legal recognition for the sex couples” (P. 297). That explains why people who live in big cities, where gay marriage is legal are more accepting and opened minded about the LGBT community. Some social infrastructure changes are visible in politics such as political attitudes and behaviours including the “voter turnout and vote choice” (Brewer, 2014 P. 280). The problem with this infrastructure change is that it negatively affects states where gay marriage is illegal. While the LGBT community increases in big cities, other cities where gay marriage is illegal will be facing a decrease of the people who does support gay marriage. With an unbalanced population where there’s a increase of people who have the same negative opinions over a topic, such a gay marriage, discrimination tends to take place more often and bullying becomes a more common element in public places. This issue is alarming because parents who live in a geographical regions where the majority of people have the same strong opinion on gay marriage, parents tends to be more strict when it comes to discipline their kids. With such discipline forms; the evolution of homophobia in kids will be transmitted from their parents and it will psychologically affect their kids as they gets

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