Anti-Gay Propaganda

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“We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal…”, Who are these men that the Founding Fathers of this nation are speaking of (allusion)?” I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character…”(allusion). Who are these children that Martin Luther King Jr is referring to? Are they directly referring to the white men and specifically people of the white and colored race? Or are they referring to men, women, children, and people of all colors? Humans. These revolutionary words have caused social and political controversies among our nation from the get-go. From the freedom of slaves in the 1860s, to the …show more content…
Meanwhile on the other side of the world, Russia has passed laws that effectively legalize discrimination against LGBT people and cast them as second class citizens also known as Russia’s “anti-gay propaganda”. This law bans propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors (Chance 2). There are those who believe that Russia is standing on weak, wobbly wooden legs and these laws purposely serve as a distraction tactic from the internal and systematic problems within their country (alliteration of w; metaphor). But why cause so much suffrage, pain and harm amongst your own people (rhetorical question)? It is to our concern as humans to address and help fight for gay rights in Russia not just for same sex marriage but to potentially save their …show more content…
Sometimes we can be so busy about our lives that we forget the purpose behind them. The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.Our lives purposes is not only encompass our lives, but the lives of those around us—at home, school, work, and community (repetition of purpose). Coming together will gradually result in the success of fulfilling these purposes as a long illness of hatred is slowly being cured (simile). Now there is this challenge in front of us; to fight for the rights of our brothers and sisters because in the end we are all the same. Our complexion might differ but as the human race on average, and in terms of DNA sequence all humans are 99.5% similar to any other humans (logos).We shall be color blind, we shall not let race exist, and we shall come together and fight for the liberty and pursuit of happiness amongst each and every one of us in this massive 7 billion population (repetition; imagery).
Protests and boycotts are to be fully active in Russia and around the world like the “number of bars worldwide [that] have also stopped serving Russian vodka to protest Russia’s stance on homosexuality (Smith-Spark & Black 1).” Perhaps vodka will serve as the gateway to freedom for the LGBT community in Russia but it is for sure that when the going gets tough, the tough get going and the fight will not end until justice is served (metaphor;

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