Discrimination Will Discrimination
Will Discrimination Ever Stop?
Discrimination has had a big impact on everyone in our world since the old days until now and especially in LGBT community. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. While researching I came across some articles by the LGBT community and how people treat them poorly due to their sexuality. In addition, they are not only treated poorly due to their sexuality, but are also denied from their human rights. The LGBT community faces many problems the one stood out in particular was health care, The LGBT community faces discrimination similar to the Lacks family on the other hand there are also judged and treated unfairly due to their sexuality.
While reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta lacks written by Rebecca Skloot discrimination was a big issue in this book. However, the background of it talks about a young African American woman named Henrietta lacks. Henrietta had the first immortal cells, but never got the recognition she deserved due her race. During Henrietta times which was 1951 discrimination was a big issue, especially in medical care. Skloot describes Henrietta entering the John Hopkins Hospital she sates “For Henrietta, walking into Hopkins was like entering a foreign country where she didn’t the language” (Skloot 16). She felt like a fish out of water when entering Hopkins hospital, she went to John Hopkins to be treated due to which lead to cancer. The hospital had walls to separate the whites from the blacks, they…