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  • Personal Narrative: The Black Sheep Of My Family

    Growing up, I was always the “black sheep” of any group I tried to identify with. I was the “black sheep” of my family – Majority of my family members were Christians, I am an atheist. My immediate family enjoyed Top 40 music (which is fine), but I wanted to branch out; I wanted to learn and enjoy music more than anyone ever did. I was the first person in my family to play an instrument, and later learned two more instruments. The majority of my family members were heterosexuals, there may have…

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  • Ted Kelk Analysis

    TED KELK, AN HONORABLE AND INSIGHTFUL MAN Ted Kelk (b.1927 d.1991) was a strong, passionate and articulate gay man, doggedly directing public attention to the terrible injustice the laws of Queensland imposed on gays, determined thereby to achieve law reform, and as a man of courage, determination and vision, he indeed became the catalyst for gay law reform in Queensland; Queensland born, and brought up on the family farm near Nambour, Ted entered teachers’ training college at only 16,…

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  • It's Like A War Analysis

    “It 's said we 're freaks. That we have control over our own choices. But, truly, if they were to walk a mile in our shoes, they 'd know the truth.” Cody, a 15-year-old boy who would like to remain anonymous, recently came to terms with his sexuality, but it was with a heavy heart that he did so. In his story, he talks about the constant heartache he used to receive and occasionally still receives while he fights his own thoughts on whether or not he will ultimately make the decision to accept…

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  • Homosexuality: Sexual Behavior Between Members Of The Same Sex

    Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behaviour between members of the same sex or gender. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality is "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" primarily or exclusively to people of the same sex. It "also refers to a person's sense of identity based on those attractions, related behaviors, and membership in a community of others who share those attractions. Personal Experience: Experience during internship…

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  • Discrimination And Discrimination

    Discrimination is as common as shells at the beach and as clouds in the sky. Most people feel that discrimination is just a figure of other people’s imagination, but the reality is that the people who do not “see it” are actually doing it. “Discrimination is the behavior that treats people unequally on the basis of an ascribed such as race or sex (Farley & Flota, 2012, p.188).” Discrimination has been a part of my life for a long time, even before I knew what the word meant. Up until three years…

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  • Ladyboys Essay

    All about Gay and Ladyboys in Thailand Males who think that they were mistakenly put into a wrong bodies and try to become what they think they were meant to be, are known as ladyboys. They do believe that they are gay and they live as a woman. They could easily be described as a male who often have more femininity than some actual women. And most of ladyboys consider going through surgery to make their appearance more feminine and to make their bodies as woman as possible or even more sexier.…

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  • Homosexuality In Tanzania Essay

    Homosexuality Tanzania remains to be a nation dwelling on ideals of the past; male dominated societies, women forced into early marriages, and grand families. Homosexuality, rather the negative perception towards it is another example of that. Although it has always been a subject that has been looked down on by in many communities, the Tanzanian government recently made an approach to eradicate the practice as a whole. Homosexual acts have been sanctioned illegal, and anyone who is in contact,…

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  • The Negative Roles Of Baba Ramdev's 'Queer' Practices

    Na tha kuch to Khuda tha, kuch na hota to Khuda hota Duboya mujh ko hone ne, na hota main to kya hota - Mirza Ghalib Baba Ramdev once emphatically put down his ideas against homosexuality in words, ‘had God been in favour of homosexuality, he would not have created two sexes’. He also equates homosexuality as mental illness, which he proposes to cure through yoga. However, Ramdev is just one among many faces in our society who argue vehemently…

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  • Gay Bullying Essay

    LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. It encompasses all of those who do not identify as heterosexual and those who don’t identify with the gender they were born with. As with all minority groups, they have been discriminated against since the beginning. Just like any other minority group, they are confronted by heavy amounts of hate and discrimination. Things like being verbally harassed, physically assaulted, and even murdered have been common problems they have had to…

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  • Examples Of White Privilege Unpacking The Invisible Knapsack

    Over the past couple of weeks we have been on the topic of privilege, which is something that has been around for hundreds of years. From whites and blacks to even men and women there has been always some sort of privilege in some form. One of the readings that was interesting was “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”. It has been twenty years since Peggy McIntoch wrote this article, and every thing that she has written is still relevant today. Right away in the beginning of her…

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