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    Discrimination among Orientation "One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all". If we are an equal, free and fair country, what makes gays and lesbians so different that they need to have bills and laws passed to just for them to do what a traditional family can do with no problem? Gays and lesbians are consistently denied their rights that are usually taken for granted by the average American. It 's unfair to categorize gay and lesbian couples when they are human…

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    issues which engulf and define the film which would be the issues of gender and sexuality. Gender and sexuality have a tendency to overlap and in this film they do so through the concepts of gender identity, gender roles, heteronormativity, and sexual orientation. First, we must understand the concepts in which through gender and sexuality will overlap.…

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    history of gender and sexual identity as two different things is deeply rooted in their social construction. The complexities of these two can be seen through various definitions and viewpoints that have been laid out by different individuals, including people of power/authorities such as medical professionals, and those who have chosen to create…

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    (2000) asserted that homosexual behavior has existed throughout all cultures. For example, Melanesian, Tahitian, Hawaiian, African, South American, and Europe are among some of the cultures where homosexuality is normative. Is it possible that sexual orientation perception is an evolved trait gained through evolution? Evidence in this field has been mixed but we will attempt to determine…

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    Homosexuality In Utah

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    Growing up in a very conservative state such as Utah, I have grown up knowing that there is a very negative connotation with being a part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Homosexuality is an orientation that is accepted in my family; however, not by the religious communities we lived in. I was often exposed to phrases such as, “homosexuality is a choice” and “you can be cured if you suffer from homosexuality” After much analysis the statements, homosexuality is…

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    Introduction During the early stages of foetal development, differentiation of sexual organs begins. When a male foetus is developing, a cascading of genes, beginning with the sex determining gene (the SRY) on the Y-chromosome, causes the foetal gonads to develop; whereas female development depends on an absence of androgens (Bao & Swaab, 2011). Once the process of differentiation of sexual organs is complete, sexual differentiation of the developing brain commences by the permanent organising…

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    Sexual Identity

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    Sexual orientation and sexual identity are extremely important parts of who people are. "Sexual expression is not simply a result of biological urges and instincts. It is situated within, and an outgrowth of, existing social, cultural, and historical processes" (Witt 302). It is through this one sentence, that the text explains that sexual orientation and sexual identity are both biological and social. Sexual orientation can be described as "the categories of people to whom we are sexually…

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    People do not realize, but there are many social inequalities shaping our everyday lives. Sexual orientation discrimination discriminates against transgender and homosexual people, and many people in America are induced by it. It is important to bring awareness to the topic of social inequality and persecution, specifically sexual orientation discrimination, because various genres of literature can be used to help change society's views of tolerance and acceptance, it impacts teenagers in…

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    parents no matter what their sexual orientation? “Young adults brought up in lesbian families were more likely to be proud of their mother’s sexual identity as a lesbian than were children brought up in heterosexual single mother families”…

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    Causes Of Homophobia

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    Homophobia is when a person has dislikes and has a fear homosexual people. Homosexual is thought to be when one has sexual attraction towards the same gender. No one really understands how sexuality and gender work, and one just makes assumptions based on the words, and opinions passed around. One does not choose their sexual orientation; while its is objected by conservatives, sexual orientation is based on several factors such as availability of partners, moral sense, the desire to have…

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