(KATZ 2013) Generally in our... ... middle of paper ... ...uality is not something new or any emerging issue as history reveals it was also practiced in the ancient times. On the other hand heterosexuality is something taken and accorded as something natural or most acceptable in our society. Though large number of scientific research and social debates has been conducted to elaborate homosexuality as another natural sexual pattern or orientation but still it is rejected by mass audience in civilized societies. Works Cited • "Difference Between Homosexuals and Heterosexuals." differencebetween.net.
Throughout history people who manifested an attraction for others of the same sex usually have gone through a lot of maltreatments, discrimination, and have often been regarded as “sexual deviants.” Relationships between people of the same sex have been present since the beginning of history. Their lives have not always been easy, because they have been persecuted and sometimes even forced to go through a psychiatric evaluation. At the same time, in order to gain their rights and dignity, they had to take their fight to the legal system because as George Chauncey, a professor of history at Yale University mentioned, “although most people recognize that gay life was difficult before growth of the gay movement in the 1970s, they often have only the vaguest sense of why: that gay people were scorned and ridiculed, made to feel ashamed, afraid, and alone” (290). However, discrimination and maltreatment were not the only reasons homosexuals had to take their struggle to the courts. An American professor of history at Yale University, who has testified in a number of gay rights cases, has exposed the ins and outs of the legal system in the second half of the twentieth century.
“some suggested that americans weren’t ready to embrace gay men and lesbians as equal with respect to the right of marriage” theodore and david boies said in their article ( Marriage Debate: Gays Deserve Equal Rights). In According to LGBT Rights Timeline “Nov. 7: Arizona becomes the first state to reject a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and other rights for unwed couples”. the 1st amendment of the constitution says that a person religious belief or lack of must be protected. Which means that same sex marriage can not be banned with the excuse of it being against a person religious beliefs because the 1st amendment protects them from that excuse.
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