The Issue Of People Of Personal Freedoms Essay

1074 Words Feb 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Many problems stem from the issue of people of personal freedoms. The attitude towards homosexuality varies around the world. Depending on locational factors, being gay in one place can be significantly worse than being gay in another. In Russia, Vladmir Putin publicly renounces gays. In Iran, being gay is punishable by death. The NCAVP, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, reported in 2012 that there was over 2,000 reported crimes against homosexuals and other members of the LGBT community. These figures are much higher in Iran. In the first half of 2014, the Iranian government prosecuted and killed 400 people for being gay (The Daily Beast, “Iran’s New Executions).Although gay rights have become a priority in the majority of first world countries, many lesser developed countries are facing a gay rights crisis, American intervention and the spread of education regarding what it means to be a homosexual can aid this.
In 75 countries, being gay is illegal. In 5 countries, being gay is punishable by death (as of July, 2015). A 2014 study by Psychological Medicine found that a gene on the X chromosome (Xq28) is more prevalent in gay men. Another study found that identical twins were more likely to both be gay, other findings suggest that homosexuality runs in families. Despite the fact that science has come close to proving that homosexuality is not a choice, repressive countries still legally punish those who are gay. In addition to substantial scientific evidence…

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