What Is The Difference Between Civil Rights Movement And The Civil Rights Movement

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The world as we know of it today has evolved over several decades of conflict. The conflicts have taken place due to many factions fighting for their rights. It began with African Americans wanting to be treated as equals. The Civil Rights became the theme of the 1950’s and continued for many years. More recently, there have been conflicts based on sexuality and gender preferences. The LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) Movement of today has changed and evolved over the last several decades just as the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s which gave African Americans the fight for racial equality. The similarities and differences of both movements are striking, and deserve thorough investigation. To begin, one major connection between the LGBTQ Movement and the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s is the way that human beings were treated. During the Civil Rights Movement African Americans were attacked and put in severe danger just for the color of their skin, while today homosexuals are mistreated for their sexuality. Just as African Americans were not allowed to share bathrooms with whites, transgenders are frowned…show more content…
Many people feel that they are two different fights. Gay people always had rights because their sexual preference was not apparent as the color of their skin. They always had the right to vote or sit anywhere on a bus. Another example of a difference is unfortunately du ring slavery, if an African American child was born, they were sold. For example, another major distinction between the two movements is that the LGBTQ Movement is more about accepting gender preference and social behaviors, while the American Civil Rights Movement is about fighting for voting rights, integration, and putting an end to racial discrimination and
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