Bisexual Essays

  • I Am Bisexual

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    I am bisexual.  Are you paying attention now?  Bisexuality holds an interesting position when it comes to sexual minorities.  On one hand, it's seen as the ultimate liberation: "They'll do it with hot!".  But when it comes to seeking mainstream social acceptance, we can be seen as the worst in sexual perversion: "They'll do it with shameful!".  There are many theories and opinions on bisexuals, some I agree with, others do not fit my definition of being bisexual.  The important

  • The Church and Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues

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    Free Essays - The Church and Gays, Lesbians The Catholic Church loves LGBT people with a profound love, just like it loves all of its other children. Various organizations within the church have as their main purpose the delivery of the Gospel to LGBT's. All of us are sacred creations of God, and therefore deserve respect on the basis of our human nature. This essay treats an outreach effort of the church in this area. In the rite of baptism, the liturgy joyfully proclaims, "you are God's

  • Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues - The Struggle of Sexual Minorities

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    The Struggle of Sexual Minorities Explaining how to challenge the discriminatory attitudes that remain rampant throughout the world, Mary Robinson, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a recent article, quotes the incisive words of Archbishop Desmond Tutu: "We are all of equal worth, born equal in dignity and born free and for this reason deserving respect. . . . We belong in a world whose very structure, whose essence, is diversity almost bewildering in extent, and it is to live in a fool's

  • Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues - Courage and Homosexual Desires

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    Essays - Courage and Homosexual Desires Persons with homosexual desires have always been with us, however up to recent times, there has been little if any outreach in the way of support groups or information.   Most were left to work out their path to chastity on their own.  Many found they were unable to do this and folded to the pressures of the increasingly secular society opting to act on their desires in gay circles.  Choosing this direction locked them into a way of life that does not bring

  • Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues - Gay Teenagers and the Internet

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    Gay Teenagers Need the Internet The Internet serves as a platform for gay teens to express their feelings and concerns about being gay. Beyond the pornography on the Net there are also valuable and useful resources that gay teens can take advantage of. But why are these teens t using to the Internet for support? Most of the teenagers questionned for this discussion indicated that parents are not supportive of a homosexual way of life. Most people would agree that adolescent years are

  • Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues - Homosexuality is Abnormal and Immoral

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    Homosexuality is Abnormal and Immoral Of all topics most popular in today's media, issues concerning homosexuals and homosexuality in general top the list. Homosexuality is generally defined as a sexual relationship between partners of the same sex. Debate concerning its causes and consequences has been going on for many centuries and almost in every period in human history. However, never before in human history has it been granted such wide scale acceptance in western society as it has now

  • Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues - Michael Levin vs. Richard Mohr

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    Homosexuality - Michael Levin vs. Richard Mohr Homosexuality has been on debate for numerous years.  It is mentioned in the Bible which is thousands of years old.  But recently two philosophers have spoken how they feel about Homosexuality.  Michael Levin and Richard Mohr's views on the subject are in conflict with one another.  Levin argues that homosexuality is abnormal because it is a misuse of body parts that have evolved for use in heterosexual intercourse (Levin 354).  Furthermore,

  • Bisexual Erasure

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    Title – Bisexual Erasure: Why is popular culture afraid of fluid sexuality? Introduction – Bisexual erasure or bisexual invisibility is the tendency to ignore, remove, falsify, or reexplain evidence of bisexuality in history, academia, news media and other primary sources. In its most extreme form, bisexual erasure can include denying that bisexuality exists. It is often a manifestation of biphobia, although it does not necessarily involve overt antagonism. According to scholar Kenji Yoshino, there

  • Bisexual Erasure

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    erased in most media portrayals due to toxic biphobic societal conceptions of their sexuality. One of the most wounding trends in the portrayal of bisexuality is bisexual erasure, which is not so much a portrayal but the passive or active ignorance or denial of the existence of bisexuality or other non-monosexual sexual orientations. Bisexual erasure denies people struggling with their sexuality the tools to articulate their sexuality with the opportunity to find people like them represented into media

  • We Must Teach the Homosexual About Christ

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    We Must Teach the Homosexual About Christ All sins are forgivable and we are all sinners, but sin has to be recognized for what it is if divine mercy is to be had. So much of the talk about homosexuality is an understandable human effort to change the subject. Any reference to the wrongness of homosexuality is likely to invite the charge of homophobia, turning the accusation on the supposed accuser. But of course the moral law is not the property of anyone, and invoking it need not be an accusation

  • Some Myths and Facts about AIDS

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    Some Myths and Facts about AIDS Acquired Deficiency Disease is a deadly disease that has claimed many lives, both young and old, across our nation and throughout the world. Due to the lack of education concerning this disease, many myths as  to how AIDS is contracted is spread.  Contrary to what people believe, there are many precautions that can be taken to to avoid becoming infected. Furthermore, people who are already infected by the HIV virus need not suffer alone.  The purpose of this

  • Treatment of Homosexuals in Reality and Pop Culture

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    The topic of homosexuality elicits many reactions. It is forever played upon in pop culture for it's shock value if nothing else. Some demonize it, holding things like religion as proving, "alternative lifestyles," to be wrong. Some have erotisied homosexuality as in many of Anne Rice's vampire novels. Some laugh at homosexuality or people who are homosexual, calling it, "weird". Some react violently, as in the case of Matthew Shepard. And yet others have gradually turned towards acceptance shown

  • AIDS Expository Essay

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    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is a recently recognized disease entity.  It is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks selected cells in the immune system (see IMMUNITY) and produces defects in function.  These defects may not be apparent for years. They lead in a relentless fashion, however, to a severe suppression of the immune system's ability to resist harmful organisms.  This leaves the body open to an invasion by various

  • LGBT Equal Rights: It's Time to Legalize Sodomy

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    "The only part of the conduct of anyone, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute... The principle requires liberty of taste and pursuit; of framing the plan of our life to suit our own character; doing as we like, subject to such consequences as may follow; without impediment from our fellow creatures, so long as what we do does not harm them, even though they should think our conduct foolish

  • I'm Stan - I'm Gay

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    This essay is the story of my life, in a way. "A clean heart create for me, God; renew in me a steadfast spirit." Psalm 51:12 I was raised in a close, loving household and went to parochial school. When I began to experience attraction to male peers in junior high school, I didn't know what to make of the feelings. Mostly, I stuffed them down, decided this was an adolescent phase, and went along with my life. At 13, I began to masturbate daily, often fueled by fantasies of guys in my class

  • Homosexuality Will Destroy the World

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    In their book The Lessons of History, historians Will and Ariel Durant caution that, "No man, however brilliant or well-informed, can come in one lifetime to such fullness of understanding as to safely judge and dismiss the customs or institutions of his society, for these are the wisdom of generations after centuries of experiment in the laboratory of history.  A youth boiling with hormones will wonder why he should not give full freedom to his sexual desires; and if he is unchecked

  • Gay Dance Clubs

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    The dance club is no longer an exclusive venue drawing together people with similar musical interests. Instead, it has become the commercialized superclub, where profit rather than music is the bottom line. As a space traditionally influenced by homosexuals becomes a major business opportunity, this commercialization has led to the inclusion of gay subcultures within mainstream American society. However, this process has served to reinforce social stigma and stereotypes. The advertising and club

  • What Are Some Organizations That Support Bisexuals

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    There are many organizations that support lesbians, gays and bisexuals. (Matthews). Support systems are very important because everyone needs people who care, and everyone needs an understanding person to talk with. A strong support system helps to face challenges and to lower stress and anxiety. Parents are the most important part in a teens support system. Most teens want and need to be honest with their parents but often parents are not educated about sexuality. (Endersbe). Coming out of is the

  • Orientation: Heterosexual, Gay, Bisexual, Homosexual

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    What is your sexual orientation: heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual? Many people in the world would say they are heterosexual, or straight. Some claim to be homosexual or gay, and others may say they are bisexual, or undecided. For those individuals who claim an orientation other than heterosexual, many people, especially straight people, feel the need to question their reasoning. In order to understand homosexulity one must first conclude whether homosexual orientation is chosen or predetermined

  • Why Do Bisexuals Need To Eradicate Homophobia?

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    something bisexual people hear a lot, probably on a daily basis. They are always told to “pick a side” or “to stop being selfish.” They are often seen as being “greedy” due to them liking both genders— but that’s not the case. Bisexuals face discrimination not only by people outside the LGBT community, but also by the people inside it. Isn’t it that the “B” in “LGBT” stands for “bisexual?” So why do community members discriminate bisexuals when their goal is to eradicate homophobia? Bisexual people