Week 7 Diversity Organizations Paper Eth/125

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Diversity Organization Paper

7/21/2013

Women have had a rough way to go for many years when it comes to equality. They face many negative things in today’s society and that is the way it has been for many years. History shows that women have been fighting for equality for decades, because many people believe they just can’t do the things that men can. There’s a website that has been helping women fight for that equality since 1966. That website is www.now.org. Before then women never really had any help. They had to rely on each other to show everyone what they could really do. Women have fought to try and end discrimination when it comes to jobs and economic justice. So the status of women throughout history has changed,
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(Bonnie J. Morris, PhD George Washington University). People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender have seen unfair treatment throughout history. Things like jobs, social groups, churches and other things that involve trying to fit in has been very troublesome to many Americans. Things have gotten much better over the years and now there are many states that have legalized gay marriage. Our world is starting to become a little more equal with the more people who choose to stand up and fight for what they believe in. There has been many attempts to make things fair for any and all people no matter what their sexual orientation is. Equality before the law is an American value articulated in our Constitution. The reality of things is that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people today are still denied many of the basic rights that most Americans enjoy and continue to be treated unfairly. (Jared Polis, Congressman 2nd District of Colorado). Other things have become more equal, like citizenship and voting rights so why can’t we all one day make the lives of those who choose to be happy living different lifestyles a little easier. This will probably be an issue for many years to come, but each and every day things become a little better. So as far as equality between Americans as a whole we have a lot more work to do. One of the most recent and ongoing issues with (GLBT) people from a political point of view is the right for gay,

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