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    The Human Rights Campaign is a civil rights organization that works to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. Equality has not come as easy for these people in America since the start of this country, but the HRC is working hard to try and achieve these basic rights in life. There have been victories along the way many coming in recent years for this campaign with the biggest to date being the Supreme Court ruling this year stating that bans on marriage equality are unconstitutional. Being the largest civil rights group in America for the LGBT community the HRC envisions a world where unlike the past, the lesbian, gay, bisexu-al, and transgendered people are embraced as full members of society at work, home, and in eve-ry phase of life. The HRC was founded in 1980 by Steve Endean with the objective to provide financial support for political candidates on behalf of the gay and lesbian community. Within two years the HRC was already the 17th biggest political action committee in the Unites…

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    The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. In my opinion, the human rights campaign is a critical part of America’s journey towards full equality. Often times, minorities, such as the…

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    He knows so much about the subject and should be trusted without a doubt because he is experiencing all of this prejudice first-hand. Apart from this, he is providing the readers with facts coming from the Human Rights Campaign explaining that if we legalize same-sex marriage we may actually be saving money in the long run. According to another study, this time from a law professor, there is evidence that children may actually be raised better by same-sex couples. This information creates…

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    A health disparity is defined as how frequently a disease affects a group, how many people get sick or how often the disease causes death. Human Immunodeficiency Virus or most commonly known as HIV, most prevalently affects people in the LGBT community. HIV is a virus that is most commonly spread through sexual contact. HIV is a chronic disease, so it can last for years or be lifelong. For individuals who have lived with HIV there whole life, there have been, “tremendous medical advances [that]…

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    not change the fact that discrimination in the LGBTQ community still happens everyday. People who discriminate against those in LGBTQ community should have harsher punishments put against them. To some people this may sound insane, that in 2016 gay people are still be looked down upon, but today I am here to show you some major examples of what goes on everyday right here in our country. Denial of service, suicide rates skyrocketing, and a little background of how this all came about. Gay…

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    Coming Out Reflection

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    On National Coming Out Day the rainbow center held an event for students to listen to poetry and other students’ personal experiences with coming out. Walking in I was a little nervous and was not sure what to expect. No one in my family or my close friends have ever dealt with coming out, so this was new to me. Although I was not very knowledgeable about what it is like to come out, I was still interested in learning about what other people have gone through. As I walked in my eyes went first…

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    There are many things to be afraid of in this work but accepting yourself should not be one of them. When i was in the fifth grade i started to notice other guys. I didn't notice them as “cute” or “hot” because to be frank, as a fifth grader who really knows what it means to be “hot”? I noticed that other guys were stronger than me or that they had better hair than me..etc. Throught Elementary kids at school would question me about being gay. As a child i had a profoundly high voice, sounding…

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    Vie then points out that because memes are reaching so many people from so many different cultures, that they are effective in spreading idea for social movements. It is then explained what makes a successful meme- group identification. A large portion of the social media population has to understand and relate to the meme being presented. If group identification occurs, there is more likely to be attention on said meme. This could lead to support for a social movement, just as it did with the…

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    religious discrimination lawsuit he was demoted and later terminated because of his religious view. The employee cited he was fired presently speaking with a coworker during working hours debating intelligent designs was a religion and not science. While the courts found in favor of the employee lawsuits are costly, time-consuming and can affect a company reputation. The company believes his action violates the Ethics and Business Conduct Policy which include terminology “employees to treat one…

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    Homosexuals and other members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community are discriminated against on a daily basis. Many people in this community even face institutionalized discrimination by the government. This deep-rooted problem has been neglected for quite some time, but lately many organizations have been fighting to rectify this issue. One of them is a non-profit called the Southern Poverty Law Center, or SPLC, who for several decades has been a stakeholder in litigating…

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