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    As a conclusion, there are many misunderstandings about gay / lesbian relationships, their marriage and adoption. People do not even sure about the definition of the word “marriage”. Marriage does not have to be between a man and a woman. People should not exclude gays and lesbian because of the life they are living. It is not their choice, a man does not wake up one day in the morning and decides to be gay. They are born this way and it is proved with scientific researches. They should be able…

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    allowed; banning gay marriage increases teen suicide, persecution is never the right thing to do, banning gay marriage is against the First Amendment, everyone…

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    knowing that they are gay or lesbian, the idea of “choice” seems downright offensive. David Halperin, author of “Is there a History of Sexuality” argues throughout his text that indeed there are moments in history, such as movements, both political and social, that have shaped the way in which people identify themselves sexually. He talks about different societies, such as the Mediterranean societies, and how they viewed sexuality as autonomous D’Emilio author of, “Born Gay”, as well presents a…

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    they are given rights, including the freedom of speech, happiness, and the ability to express there self. These rights are often taken for granted. However, some gay people are often denied these rights. In May-June of 2010, Stephanie Fairyington wrote "The Gay Option". This date provides information of how the world might have reacted to gay people coming out in that time period. Throughout her story, she states her personal experiences and opinions dealing with her condition. The purpose of…

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    school there was a gay straight alliance group. It started out my senior year and didn’t last long from what I hear. I like the purpose of the groups. I love how they are to make LGBT kids feel safer at their school. The schools should provide the facilities and forum for these kinds of groups. These kinds of groups make the kids feel safer and the other kids more open to accepting them. In my high school more than half the kids were religious. We also didn’t have many open gay/bi/transgender…

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    Gay/ LGBT Rights Movements & the US The gay rights movement has been ongoing for over seventy years. From the rise in gay men and lesbians during the 1920s to today’s international policies on same-sex marriage. The US is instrumental, yet still lagging in the changing of how society views, treats, and the acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Historically in the US the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has had to endure social…

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    I’m Gay. I always knew I was a little different but I could never figure it out. I finally figured out I was gay and I thought nothing about it, but other saw me as corrupt, a sinner, an abomination. Just walking around people would give me looks like i’m a freak and I just held my head low. I moved schools and they didn’t know I was gay so I decided to keep it that way. I bottled up my true self and emotions and became a shy quiet person. I tried to be an outcast shielding myself from people,…

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    its title --- “Gay Bars and Broadway: They Go Together”. I think “gay” is a sensitive but controversial topic. And I am a person who never go to gay bar, but it doesn't mean, I oppose homosexuality. On the contrary, I think they are brave, they do not mind how people think about them, just be who they are. That is a reason why I choose this article, and the other reason is, I really want to know, how the broadway connect with the gay bar. After I read this article, I found out gay bars are…

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    made in order to finally say anti-gay prejudice no longer exists, or at the very least is a minor part of our society. Even today, the prejudice against gay men and lesbians is a prominent problem in our society, even though marriage equality has officially been legalized in all fifty states. Although the marriage equality legalization across the United States is a huge leap in the right direction, we still have a long way to go. First, one must recognize that anti-gay prejudice should no longer…

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    In her book Victory: The triumphant gay revolution (2012), Linda Hirshman discuses the major events, struggles and success of the gay movement in the United States. As discussed in class many times, here “gay” primarily refers to white men belonging to an upper socio-economic class. Nonetheless, Hirshman takes her readers from the early 19th century balls to the recent elimination of Don’t ask Don’t tell policy. As she prepares to wrap up her story of the gay movement, she discusses marriage…

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