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    LGBT community in the Army LGBT community in the United States has become more popular than before. Gay people now have more rights, more respect and can be considered the same as normal people. LGBT dominates 3-4% of the world population. The U.S. made up 3.4% of LGBT (Gates and Newport) which means that in every 100 people there are 3 people that are gay. They now appear closer to everyone, live among everybody because they are just as same as anyone in this world. They’ve been facing many…

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    Violation Of LGBT Rights

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    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 experience and personal…

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    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 HRC.org 65 percent of Americans live in places that have no laws protecting LGBT at the workplace or anywhere else for that matter. C. Credentials – Myself being part of the LGBT…

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    INTRODUCTION LGBT people are a part of every community. The LGBT community in itself is diverse, comprising of people of all ages from different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, from all over the world. LGBT is the initialism that stands for “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender”. The initialism is meant to highlight the diversity of sexuality and gender identity-focused cultures. The “LGB” or lesbian, gay, and bisexual of LGBT refers to the sexual orientation element of the…

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    Lgbt Rights Opposition

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    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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    Harvey Milk once said, “Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard”, and in America today the LGBT community voices are being heard by society. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans are being accepted more and more by the evolving society as well as the progressing government in the country. But there are still walls holding the LGBT community back from complete equality in America, and the rest of society. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, “sexual…

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    and what psychological ramifications do these ideas have on the natural born in demon known as human nature? People of the LGBT community are often raised with severe social and mental disorders. Depending on the area, this is almost always the case. These disorders brought on by severe amounts of abuse and alienation, help solidify the self-image for the child, that LGBT people are "sick" or that they are "the death knell of this country." (youtube.com). Is this fear and abuse from the…

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    “My silences had not protected me. Your silences will not protect you”, Audre Lorde wrote in “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action”(Lorde and Clarke 2007). The LGBT community has had to fight for social and political progress within many diverse spheres. Early movements often struggled to select the appropriate approaches towards achieving progress. Many issues the community has been confronted with were divisive in nature, with some preferring assimilation, while others…

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    Lgbt Community Reflection

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    In our society sexuality is a popular yet controversial term. Several commercials, magazine and advertisements feed into using sex as an eye catcher to the product(s) being sold. As the term sexuality arises many think of either identifying as either being a heterosexual, lesbian, transgender or homosexual. Just as one word can trigger an individual to separate themselves into a category, society also places a strain on forcing people in social groups. Groups that are not limited to • Social…

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    LGBT Equality In Sports

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    As a group, we all collectively perceive that the progress on LGBT equality in sport, although slow, is a good start in a long battle in diminishing inequality. We can see, through history, how long it took for the sports industry to slowly accept diversity in sports in terms of one’s sexuality. Back in 1975 no gay, transgender, bisexual, or lesbian athlete dared to come out publicly, now we have more and more athletes coming out every year (Griffin, 2012). We see the first state law…

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