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    Gay Rights Activism The gay rights movement began to take the form that it is most often seen as today in the 1960s and 1970s. At this time in history, the world was changing, migrating from the old traditional ways of living to be a more accepting and open living for many. In 1973, homosexuality was taken off of the American Psychiatric Association’s list of medical diseases. This was a big step forward for the gay community because this allowed them as a whole to begin to be more open with their

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    Prison

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    I am in prison. It isn't very nice. I hadn't killed anyone. I hadn't raped anyone. It isn't fair. No one understands. It isn't fair, but no one understands. I need help. No one will help me. I didn't choose my life. It wasn't even given to me, simply taken. It might have been originally shown as something pleasant, only to be a façade. My inmate is different. I shall not judge him, as should I be free of judgement, so should any other. This has yet to work in my favor, yet it is still the right way

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    The Most Hated Family in America

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    The Most Hated Family In America The topic of homosexuality has been a very hot topic over the past several decades. The term homosexuality can be defined as the “sexual desire or behavior towards a person or persons of one’s own sex” (“Homosexuality”). There are many people who either agree or disagree with the aspect of homosexuality, and there are others who are indifferent. Many Christian churches around the world, especially in the United States, have stated their opinion against homosexuality

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    The Real Gay Agenda

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    Prologue John Gray is the minister of Westboro Baptist Church; he is also the leader of the Anti-gay rebellion. John has been fighting the gays all 45 years of his life, but his cause became much more difficult when Mikey took control of the US government and began heterosexual oppression in 2035. John is planning to kill Mikey and the other gay leaders, and he hopes that after he assassinates them that the gay controlled government will collapse and the heterosexual work and birth camps will be

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    This movie begins by depicting a bright articulate young lawyer named Andrew Beckett at work. Then the scene rapidly changes to Andrew at an AIDS clinic. You know at this point that Andrew Beckett has AIDS and a horrifying future as you see scenes of men with hollow expressions, open sores and skeleton-like features. It becomes obvious that Andrew was not telling his boss or coworkers that he has AIDS. Later we discover that he concealed this disease because he was afraid of being fired and people’s

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    Change is a constant something that I am always told and it’s a fact truth, but another key concept to remember is that change is slow it is glacial. Meaning change is very slow but despite the speed of change it is still change and the significant point is that change does occur. For the past 40 years the change for the gay society has been steady and constant the events of the stonewall riots gave the gay movement a voice and has allowed reasons for change. Gays are given rights that were once

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    Trying To Avoid Gay Stereotypes

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    My name is Rob Geis, and I’m a male college student who happens to be gay. Now, I’m not an “oh-my-God!” gay, nor am I an “honey, that blouse is all wrong” gay, but for some reason that image gets stuck in people’s minds when I tell them that I am gay. In many ways, coming out was one of the most liberating experiences of my life. I‘m free to do whatever I want under the banner of homosexuality: I can wear skimpy, too-tight clothing that doesn’t suit me, put on makeup, act effeminate and cutesy

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    and prejudice of homosexuals. This extreme and irrational aversion toward homosexuality or homosexuals is called homophobia and is a major social problem. A social problem, according to Thomas Sullivan (2012), is “when an influential group defines it as threating its values, when the condition affects a large number of people, and when it can be remedied by collective action”. Homophobia is indeed a social problem because negative stereotypes are prohibiting gay males and lesbians from living an equal

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    Homophobia is a term that is defined as the hatred and fear towards people that are attracted towards members of the same sex. Homophobia can be found in western societies and also in other areas of the world where homosexual practices are punishable by law. While heterosexuality is accepted by society through public expression such as romance, courtship, marriage and family, the lives of homosexuals are reduced to something that is done as private. Effects of heteronoative practices can be witnessed

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    sensitive topics that students are grappling with for the first times. One such topic is homosexuality, leading to instances of homophobia, defined as an irrational hatred and fear of nonheterosexuals (Banks 2012). From a young age, students become prime targets of homophobic bullying and victimization as sexual minority youth (Varjas 2008). One key aspect of homophobia that is worth addressing is whether

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