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    Writes such as Sojourner Truth who wrote “Ain’t I a Women”, and Andrew Sullivan who wrote “The End of Gay Culture” were writers of either a time of oppression, or the hate of a sexuality that promotes difference of lifestyle. Truth, a former slave, spoke about the oppression of blacks and eventually after the women 's suffrage. Otherwise, Sullivan who argues about sexuality, and the assimilation of “gay culture” into normal life. Although series of hate and oppression have been present in the…

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    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual, queer, intersex, and asexual people in America face discrimination in their everyday lives. Gay Rights is a highly controversial topic; everyone has their own opinion towards the subject. Although, the United States Supreme Court had ruled that all 50 states are required to license and recognize same-sex marriages on June 26, 2015. Mississippi is said to be one of the last states to fully legalize gay rights. The fight for equality still continues to this…

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    Gay New York Essay

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    In the book named Gay New York, the author yet a historian, George Chauncey, brought to the world audience a vibrant yet astoundingly transparent cultural history of gay men in the New York City between 1890 and 1940. In the book, Chauncey unearths a hidden gay male world that was not thought to exist before the World War II in New York City because of the myths of isolation, invisibility, and self-hatred or internalization of gay men in the past history. In the 1920s, gay men had their secured…

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    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 preference. According to the Naval Institute, gays haven’t been…

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    Pray The Gay Away Analysis

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    In this weeks reading, we read “Pray the Gay away”, Pray the gay away looks at the lives of homosecualy men and women living/growing up in the bible belt. As we look at the lives of these indviduals (many who grew up with strong religious back grounds). We see how their family,friends and lifestyle were affected because they are gay. In chapter 1 we look at the power of christinaty and the affect is has on those living in the bible belt. We look at things like the “ Bible belt panopticon” and…

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    to remove repression.” ( Harvey Milk) Throughout society today homosexuals are being targeted, their life opportunities, jobs and rights are being taken away. In the article “Gay and Transgender People Face High Rates of Workplace Discrimination and Harassment” states how studies have shown that anywhere from 15% to 43% of gay people have experienced some sort of discrimination. Homosexuals deserve to have Rights, Freedom and also be Respected just like a hetersexual person and not be…

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    All People Are Born Gay

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    Born Gay? A choice; the ability to do whatever one wishes at his or her own pace. It is a choice to wake up in the morning and go to school. It is a choice to pick out the clothes one wishes to wear for the day. It is a choice to choose who and what one fall in love with…. At least that’s what people seem to believe. Everyday members of the LGBT community hear things like “why are you so gay”, or “Stop being such a fag” or play games like “Smear the Queer”, as though what they identify as has…

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    A stranger to me would be a White man who comes from a family that has lived in the United States since the industrial revolution, and identities himself as gay. I am a Hispanic woman who comes from a family that immigrated to the United States less than three decades ago. I consider myself heterosexual, so this man would be the complete opposite of me. “Living a life were I was mostly trying to fit in and giving myself reasons to think that what I was feeling was not good, made me feel so…

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    For many years gays and lesbians have been judged for their sex preference, they have been judged so much that some of them wont tell their family members that they are gay. They were not only judged by the people, but also from the government and the church. But in June, 26, 2015 the U.S Supreme Court legalized gay marriage on all fifty states. Now the gay community is looking to start a family by adopting a child. On like most heterosexual parents, gay parents chose to become parents the…

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    in Americans. As well as being another popular subject, same-sex marriage and its’ effects on children are put into this category of concerns widely discussed amongst our world today. Gay marriage is a matter that has been argued on for a number of years, and not just gay marriage but simply for the fact of being gay. This has not been accepted for decades, and although more of society is starting to accept it, it is further looked down on by many people. For a long time, people have disagreed…

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