Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Individual: Essay

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Running Head: LGBT

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Individual:
A Deviated social identity
Name: Amrita Malhi
Student Number: 207820368
Professor: Noemia C. Cuoto
Communities and Public Law 2200

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Individual:
An Unaccepted Facet of all of the World’s Societies
Society is shaped through the furtherance of two genders, male and female, and most countries rely on the heterosexual tradition for defining society. There are many countries that to this day still disregard any other points of view that may nullify their habits, in the midst of the concept of outside-the-box action would be homosexuality, or as the Charter of Rights and Freedoms defines them The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
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More than one place has reports of homosexuals being wounded by killings and “sentenced to death because of their sexual orientation” (O’Flaherty and Fisher, 2008). Often murders are initiated or commanded “by agents of the state and their murders go unpunished” (Amnesty International, 2005). It is, then, valid to say that LGBT individuals have a much harder time for being who they are that any other type of person in this world does. Is it something that only third world countries experience? Are LGTB people completely protected in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms of Canada? These answers would certainly be negative because in fact the organisation Transgender Day of Remembrance approximates that at least “one transgender person is killed every month in the United States” (www.gender.org). The pressure, discrimination, antagonist attitude exists everywhere and it is all over the world, we are certainly not refraining ourselves from being in this manner simply because we are Canadians. It is as alive here as it is all over the world. The only difference, in my opinion, is that the punishment is completely different, here they will not be sent to jail for life or even give the death penalty –therefore, encouraging the same actions, but in other countries, for homosexuals alike.

Most certainly, there had to be an unbalance between the sexualities relative

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