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LGBT Essays

In the mid 1990’s, Subaru was struggling quite badly. Other big car companies such as Ford and Toyota were destroying them, and Subaru looked on its way out. However, one crucial decision not only saved the company but also paved the way for gay and lesbian marketing. After Subaru fired...

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Gay marriage is one of the most prominent social issues of our time, deeply affecting how we think about one of our foundational social institutions, that of the family. Those against gay marriage suggest that legalizing homosexuals to wed erodes the family foundation, plunging the stability of this social form...

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As the prevalence of gender dysphoria raises and as the reported quality of life of women who have gender dysphoria is significantly lower compared to the general population’s quality of life, mental health professionals are challenged with finding out ways to improve the perceived quality of life for gender dysphoric...

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Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community have been openly fighting for equal rights under the law since the 1960s in the United States, and have made a great deal of progress toward equality over the last two decades. Homosexual couples are now able to marry...

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The LGBT rights movement in this country has come a very long way over the course of the past several decades. The movement had successfully managed to inspire legislative, cultural, and societal change to a degree that would have likely been unimaginable at the time of the 1969 Stonewall riots...

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It oftentimes happens that feminist activists seek things which simply do not exist, and having not found them, they still continue to look for such. It seems to be the case with De Beauvoir. At least this is what comes to mind after reading her most widely known text ....

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Introduction The debate surrounding the difference between sex and gender has manifested itself for quite some time. Some scholars have premised the difference in terms of culture while others have had in mind other forms of determinisms. Some medics have even gone to the extent of conducting research on the...

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The differences between same sex couples and man and woman experience could involve the fact that, the latter can experience unplanned pregnancy while same sex couples may not experience societal pressure on having children. Lesbians and gay men married mostly both the desire and intention of becoming parents. Lesbians and...

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Research by J. M. Carrier on the cross-cultural perspective of homosexual behavior has emphasized the absence of uniformity in the global attitude toward homosexuality. In some of the countries, it is tolerated and causes no condemnation, whereas in the other nations it is severely punished. The justification for such variations...

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Balter, M. (2015). Can epigenetics explain homosexuality puzzle? Science, 350(6257), 148. This article details the findings of a new study which suggests that “epigenetic effects - chemical modifications of the human genome that alter gene activity without changing the DNA sequence-- may sometimes influence sexual orientation” (Balter, 2015, p. 148)....

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Changes in modern times have traversed politics, religion, the economy as well as society, where positive attitudes involving the acceptance, not only of overt homosexuality but also gay marriages, have increased despite strong sentiments and debates against the trend. While writing his article back in 1993, Eskridge Jr. (1420-3) asserted...

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In the touching film “The Times of Harvey Milk”, a story of an openly gay politician Harvey Milk, many different people played important roles. One of these important roles was that of Jim Elliot, an auto mechanist that organized and led a union that came together with other union delegates...

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When Harvey Milk was murdered in late 1978 just a few short months after being sworn in as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, some felt that America had experienced a high-water mark for anti-gay intimidation. Milk, of course, was an icon in the gay community, becoming...

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The following sets of demographic differences were selected: one stay-at-home parent/dual career and secular/religious. In the case where one of the parents is a stay-at-home parent the following issues may need to be addressed: how the stay-at-home parents feels; potential lack of self-actualization for the stay-at-home parents; financial issues and...

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Homosexuality has become a much-debated topic. Though the issue isn’t a new one – after all, homosexuality has been around for a very long time – but the world is on the cusp of actually changing things for homosexual people. (Time Magazine Online). After all, the U.S. now has a...

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The subject of gay rights is one of the most important and controversial issues which contemporary politicians find themselves faced with. Many people argue that gay people should be afforded the same legal and civil rights as those who are heterosexual and that this should be particularly manifested in the...

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The following paper compares and contrasts some of the similarities and differences between gay marriage and homosexual marriage. This issue has become increasing prominent over the last five years internationally as many countries have for the first time allowed gay marriage. To these ends the following paper will be divided...

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The LGBQT (lesbian, gay, bi, questioning, transgender) community is currently going through the same civil rights movement that blacks and women have gone through. While the right to vote is not being debated, other rights are being taken away. Lawmakers are trying to make it illegal for people in this...

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In the essay “Why are Gay Men So Feared?” Dennis Altman argues that homophobia is based on fears and sexual hang-ups that damage the entire society, not just gay people. Altman argues that the violent reaction to gay men comes from the fact they threaten the gender roles that are...

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In a very real sense, it is inescapable that the gay liberation movement would have strong parallels with other social and civil rights causes of the 1960s and 1970s. The “Stonewall Uprising” documentary makes this clear, and the similarities are expressed by more than one gay person recalling the riots;...

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We are lucky to be young in the country of opportunities where we can pursue every dream, every desire, and every crazy idea that might cross our minds and have a real chance of being rewarded with money, success, and social recognition for doing what we love and what we...

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Our way of living and social norms are changing constantly, and as we move forward, we become more accepting understanding, and compassionate towards the fellow human beings even if they chose to live lives we would not choose for ourselves. As Christians, we are responsible for offering love, acceptance, and...

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During the early to mid-70s, gay rights advanced more quickly than it had during the prior two decades combined; in many states, sodomy laws were repealed, and in many cities in the United States, civil rights protections for gay people were adopted. In addition, for the first time lesbians and...

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I. Introduction A. The United States Constitution protects gay marriage because of its commitment to liberty and equality for all. B. Gay marriage can assist in increasing finances in local, state, and federal governments. C. Since legal marriage is a secular institution, it should not be prevented due to religious...

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Coontz’s argument concerning gay marriage has the following premises: first, that marriage has been about property rather than power for thousands of years (Coontz). This, I believe, is indisputably true. One need look only at the Torah or the Qu’ran to see that this is the case: from a theistic...

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