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  • Society's Role In The LGBTQ Community

    Health Issues of the LGBTQ Community Society’s Role in Helping with Those Issues Cali Spilker HEDU 5300-002 Introduction The LGBTQ community has been around in the world for longer than most people know. Many might assume identifying as a gender other than male or female or having a sexuality other than heterosexual is a new thing, but it is in fact something that has been around for years. Native Americans had the ideology in their community and accepted it for years until European…

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  • Stonewall Film Analysis

    Before Stonewall provides an historical overview of the development of the experiences of the LGBTQ community in the U.S. in the twentieth century, leading up to the police raid and riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City in 1969. In the 1920s, gay people were very much present during the time of the prohibition in artist and dance communities, particularly in urban areas such as San Francisco’s Barbary Coast, New Orleans’ French Quarter, and New York’s Harlem and Greenwich Village. They…

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  • Causes Of Homophobia

    Homophobia is when a person has dislikes and has a fear homosexual people. Homosexual is thought to be when one has sexual attraction towards the same gender. No one really understands how sexuality and gender work, and one just makes assumptions based on the words, and opinions passed around. One does not choose their sexual orientation; while its is objected by conservatives, sexual orientation is based on several factors such as availability of partners, moral sense, the desire to have…

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  • Reflection On The Freire Engagement

    The Freire Engagement Assignment performed in class the week of May 30th was, in my opinion, an exceptional introductory activity that helped facilitate class discussion as well as some level of reflection about the course materials and subject matter. For this activity, students were to think about the words “difference” and “diversity” and then write out a list of words they associated with these terms. Then, they were to pick five words on their list that they found particularly important…

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  • Should Gays Be Allowed In The Military

    Briana Phillips Keith Payne Honors Civics & Economics November 23, 2015 Should Gays Be Allowed To Openly Serve in The U.S. Military? Gays have been fighting for their equal rights since the beginning of time. People seem to always have a problem with homosexuals serving our U.S. military whether they are Christian or Atheist, although they do not seem to care as long as they don’t know about the person’s sexual preference. People are going to want to serve their country no matter their sexual…

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  • Racial Discrimination In The Military

    Survivors of war have had to endure some of the most perilous conditions in history to fight for their country. Deplorable living conditions, uncertainty at every corner, and the ominous feeling of impending death. Yet even with these egregious conditions, minority soldiers dealt with far worse conditions than white, straight servicemen ever faced. Black soldiers experienced segregation and savage physical assault, while Japanese and gay soldiers often faced isolation and psychological…

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  • Informative Speech On Lgbt Community

    Growing up and going through puberty and middle and high school is rough. It is said that it is one of the hardest parts of our life. The judgement, the finding yourself, and then there’s going through the “ugly stage”. Braces, glasses, horrible fashion sense and those ugly haircuts we all thought were cute at the time. Imagine going through all of this while being gay. Not only do you face the difficulty that is adolescence, but you face the additional ridicule of being “different”. A lot of…

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  • Homosexuals In Military

    In keeping in line with the criminality of homosexuality, we also discussed the idea of discrimination against homosexuals in the military. While this has been a long running point of debate for many, and there are various different aspects to approach this issue from, I have chosen to look into one of the most important issues that faced homosexuals serving in the armed forces in the past, the idea of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was a policy which stated that while…

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  • Politics Of Asexuality: Issues Faced By Stormy O Brink

    The A in LGBTQIA Throughout the years, the LGBT community has gained a tremendous amount of recognition from society. Their struggles have led to them getting well known by society. In fact, the community has grown so large that there are now disputes over whether a sexuality or gender identity should even be included in the community. One of the sexualities facing this struggle is asexuality. Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone.Unlike celibacy, asexuals do not chose to be…

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  • Homosexuality In Movies Essay

    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion rather than conforming to the views of others. The way it’s done can leave a negative or positive impact on a community. The music industry discriminates against the LGBT community while others accept them. “LGBT” is the acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. (“The Welcoming Project”, 1) Fashion and arts have a large amount of known members in the LGBT community, whereas people in the entertainment industry, such as music and television,…

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