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  • LGBT Adoption Essay

    Nowadays Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT) adoption is legal in the U.S, but like many rights it hasn’t always been legal. It is more accepted now that people of the LGBT community should be able to expand their family in other ways since they can't conceive naturally. Unfortunately, there are plenty of kids to “go around” because there are a lot of kids in the foster system. It is not fair to dismiss the rights of people based on their sexuality. It's not about who you love, but if you are a caring person and how you treat people. The people of the LGBT community should be able to adopt and make a real family as they desire. A real family doesn’t have to consist of the stereotypical gender roles. Not that long ago, there were quite a few states that banned LGBT adoption ( VA, MI, ND, NE, et… ). LGBT can give kids a good home. Being gay or lesbian isn’t the only thing that matters when it comes down to caring for children. They are not stealing the kids, but rather trying to provide loving homes. (Joint Adoption Laws - Family Equality Council.) (Foley, Katherine Ellen. ) (LGBT Adoption Laws.)…

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  • LGBT Homeless Youth

    Parents are from a different generation they did not grow up in an accepting world. Taught to judge the different parents are having a hard time tolerating their children who identify as LGBTQIA. According to the LGBT Homeless Youth Provider Survey, forty-six percent of youth run away because of family rejection while forty-three percent cited being forced out of their homes by parents (Cray, 11). This environment of an intolerant family causes youth to make the decision of living on the street…

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  • Lgbt Group Reflection

    The immersion into the LGBT group gave me insight into the issues concerning this population. My observations show members of this group experience distress from discrimination and stigma. To illustrate, Johnny, my cultural guide, disclosed he suffers from anxiety and depression because of homophobia, work place discrimination, and lack of protection under the law. In addition, at my first gathering, other LGBT group members admitted feeling depressed and stressed out over the Orlando shooting,…

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  • LGBT Face Discrimination

    Although, in many countries progress has been made with the legalizations of same-sex marriage, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community discloses that they fear exposing their sexual orientation at the workplace due to facing negative consequences. It is estimated that 40 percent of the LGB community and 97 of the transgendered community face discrimination in the workplace. This issue is on a societal level thus the government has to enforce regulations and laws to ensure the LGBT…

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  • Crime In The Lgbt Community

    In this essay, it will be looking into the world of the LGBT community and what that means for people 's experiences involving and surrounding crime and victimisation, and statistics on LGBT crime starting with, "Almost half (48 per cent) of all lesbian, gay and bisexual people have been the victim of some type of crime or incident in the last three years." (TGBCS, 2013). It will also look at types of risk factors that are experienced in the LGBT community, to which tends to have an impact on…

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  • Lgbt Informative Speech

    battle, but will continue to push forward. It 's not a battle for citizens of the United States, but the world as a whole striving for equal opportunity. LGBT+ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and then the plus is for Asexual and Queer/Questioning. A large amount of students in Junior High and High School are now identifying as a part of the LGBT+ community, yet…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Lgbt

    If you are not a part of the LGBT community then you might not have understood or even realized the amount of discrimination that society, specifically employers, place on these individuals. What’s even more astonishing to think about is the fact that it doesn’t stop there. The wage gap in regards to the entire LGBTQ. plus community is not easy to measure because of the lack of access to information about the majority of the community. There is a lack of information to be found for a LGBT people…

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  • Violation Of LGBT Rights

    After reviewing the current list of issued posted on the American Civil Liberties Union’s website the category of most personal interest was LGBT Rights. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. ACLU’s website also breaks LGBT rights down into smaller categories regarding parenting, relationships, and youth just to name a few. People of all ages and religions classifying under LGBT have suffered from violations of their human rights. Curiosity was drawn to these topics, as…

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  • Informative Speech On LGBT

    I. INTRODUCTION A. Attention Device – Do any of you know someone identifies as a LGBT? B. Tie to the Audience – Well if you do, the chances are they would tell you that sometime during their life they have personally been subjected to some form of discrimination due to their sexuality. In many states there are no laws to protect LGBT from being discriminated against. According to 65 percent of Americans live in places that have no laws protecting LGBT at the workplace or anywhere else…

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  • Lgbt Rights Opposition

    One huge problem for early LGBT rights movements was religious opposition, especially christian opposition. For over 2000 years, Christians have seen being gay as immoral (“Gay”). Many of them refer back to the biblical sections that many Christian followers interpreted as anti-gay (Slick). One of the most commonly referenced verse, “Leviticus 18:22, ‘You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination’ ” (Slick). Leviticus 20:13, "If there is a man who lies with a male…

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