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    Why are most people now ok with gays when Transgenders are still left in the darkness of discrimination and hate? There is a large amount of evidence that supports all the discrimination, refusal of work and all the pain, for all of the harassment. Why are people so transphobic and homophobic when they are just normal people like the rest of them? There is Discrimination, refusal of service, and pain and suicide that Transgenders and gays face all through their life. High amounts of…

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    The gay rights movement has a bright future ahead of itself, and that would not be possible without one specific group; queer youth. The younger member of the community are the next generation and will continue the fight wherever the current generation may leave it. However, some young LGBT+ members aren’t even waiting for the next generation. Jazz Jennings is a fourteen year old transgender girl from Florida who has made it clear that she wants her voice to be heard. Jennings, at the age of…

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    Being a homosexual in the 21st century can be an emotional experience due to the lies that are said about them. By using satire, LZ Granderson in the TED Talk, “The Myth of the Gay Agenda,” presents humor, personal journey, and emotional connections, which creates a convincing argument towards the audience about love and respect. First of all, Granderson is a humorous person throughout his speech. LZ Granderson uses verbal irony to be humorous and stir up the audience in a positive and funny way…

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    the biggest problems for gay people today is the question of whether or not gay adults “expose” children to that which they do not understand and whether expressing their status as LGBTQ to young people is appropriate. Nowhere in society is this issue more prevalent than in the education system. Teachers must ask themselves, “Is it safe and appropriate to come out to my students?” With many people in America believing that LGBTQ people are “pushing the gay agenda,” gay teachers often face…

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    How We Got Gay

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    movie, How We Got Gay, the title says it all. How we got gay tells the powerful story of the struggle for gay rights, from the 40’s and 50’s to the present day. It talks about the secret lives gay people were forced to live, at a time when homosexuality was illegal and police harassment had become a fact of life. What was interesting was that the documentary explored what life was like for gay people at a time when homosexuality was seen as a mental illness, and to be openly gay was to live in…

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    The attitude towards gay/ lesbian has changed in many ways since the 1990’s. Peoples attitude has change in a positive way but there are some where their attitude has changed in a negative way and develop some type of hatred towards them. How did peoples attitude change towards gays and lesbians over the years if they have been around for many years prior to the 1990s. Many people are looking more into that field because of the laws they have passed which are the same sex marriage now that…

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    One of the groups formed due to the Stonewall Inn was called the Gay Liberation Front (G.L.F), it was named after the National liberation front of South Vietnam. The members of the Front felt that they were part of the movement that was antiwar, liberation, and collation of the new left. "The current system," wrote one Front member in a 1970 flyer entitled "What is Gay Liberation," "denies us our basic humanity in much the same way as it is denied to blacks, women, and other oppressed…

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    persuade you to look deeply into the importance of LGBT rights . I strongly believe that gay rights are human rights , no one should ever have to be facing discrimination for their sexual presence , especially by their own government . I believe gay rights should be acknowledged and preserved by the US government . A quote I stand by is “ privilege is presuming to speak for others you know nothing about” gay Americans are still Americans who deserve equal rights as every heterosexual person…

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    Argument Against Gay Love

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    Gay love has been an issue for the longest now and it’s beginning to get out of hand. But that’s not the only thing that’s getting out of hand, what also is getting out of hand is societies view on those who are transgender. Which brought to my attention that some people are so reluctant to change that they resort violence and brute force in order to shape things into their image whenever something that they say is wrong starts to occur. They are only interested and care about what they want to…

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    Using humor, Sedgwick seeks to explain society’s avoidance of seeing gay tendencies in writing and how it affects the reading of a text. When studying a text through a gay lense questions are asked as if the author was gay. She clearly seeks to explain that a gay writer is just the same as a heterosexual writer-- they just simply exist; there isn’t a need to read through a gay lense because that’s the one the book was created under. The ideas that readers tend to create of the writers often…

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