Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) rights in the united states of america vary by jurisdictionsince june 26, 2003, sexual activity between consenting adults of the same sex as well as same-sex adolescents of a close age has been legal nationwide, pursuant to the us supreme court ruling in lawrence v texas. “disney should treat ex-gays and their friends with the respect they deserve,” said bobbie strobhar, the stockholder who submitted the shareholder resolution. Equal does not mean that we are all the same each of us is different in our own special way but we also have the common qualities that make us all humans so each of us should be treated with respect and dignity and treat others in the same way.
Homosexuals--especially homosexuals they know--might be subject to harassment, violence, ill treatment, discrimination, or illness, for no fault of their own so they're mainly at ease with the relaxation of social sanctions against homosexuality that has occurred in most. When we talk about people being given equal treatment, we’re talking about african-americans not being treated like they’re violent thugs just for standing around while black we’re talking about women having the right not to be raped just because they’re not abiding by the special social rules set aside for women. Many blacks are still treated unfairly because of their race last august, americans held a new march in washington, dc, to celebrate the achievements of the civil rights movement they also wanted to remind everyone that all people must be treated equally. - gay couples should be able to adopt because they deserve to be happy as well as any other person according to author pascoe watson he states “gay couples will have to prove they have an enduring relationship with the children to know the children will be happy” (pascoe- watson, george p 3.
Another argument against homosexuals receiving the same rights as heterosexuals is that they shouldn't be considered a minority, like african americans and mexicans the definition of minority is, a racial, religious, ethnic or political group that differs from the larger, controlling group (the new webster's dictionary pg 116. I introduction homosexuality is a controversial issue in many societies for some it has become an equal rights issue to legalize same-sex marriage. And if all men are created equal, they should be treated as equal in the workplace as well and they think as themselves as equal because we are not equal we are unique special a ll man should deserve an equal opportunity to excel, to be happy and to use their comparative advantage that is the truth. Text the equal protection clause is located at the end of section 1 of the fourteenth amendment: all persons born or naturalized in the united states, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the united states and of the state wherein they reside. Gay rights are a part of equal rights in canada everyone should have the same equal rights no matter what, same-sex couples should be allowed to marry because they are also people and deserve the many rights available to heterosexual couples.
Opponents to marriage equality should be required to meet with gay couples and tell them to their face that they are not entitled the same rights as other american couples. A brunswick, ga, pastor who helped lead the fight against expanding jacksonville's anti-discrimination law tweeted after the mass shooting in orlando that homosexuals got what they deserve. But minds should be turning to the difficult questions that remain these are the same questions that vex our society when it comes to equal rights for homosexuals.
The real reason straight americans can’t accept gay americans as gay people, most of us have had to deal with the unrelenting hatred, prejudice and fear by some homophobic heterosexual americans who can’t accept homosexual americans please note, that i am not talking about all straight americans, just those who do their darndest to make our lives miserable. The truth is, that's most often why they oppose gay marriage - because they oppose gays on general religious principle but re-focus the discussion by reminding your opponent that you are not talking about religious rights or views - reinforce the separation of church and state idea. Just because a male and female created this wonderful gift, does not mean they should be abused, disowned, treated unfairly, face bullying and unable to be employed or housed there are more suicides of the lgbt community then there is regular heterosexuals.
The only prior time they had been remotely united was when seven of the north american colonies met for the albany conference in 1754 to coordinate defense during the french and indian war. I think it [health care] should be a right for every american in a country as wealthy as ours, for us to have people who are going bankrupt because they can't pay their medical bills -- for my mother to die of cancer at the age of 53 and have to spend the last months of her life in the hospital room arguing with insurance companies because they're saying that this may be a pre-existing. Stories stories blog posts users groups login sign up.
On average, women do not receive equal pay for doing the same jobs men do not only should women receive fair pay because they deserve it, but because it would be good for the us economy consider this: 41 percent of women are their families’ sole source of income and women contribute 83% of the gross national product. Straight people deserve equal rights to civil partnerships backed by a 34,000-strong petition – they should be applauded by all part of this quest is for the law to treat them the same. Currently, 50% of americans say society should accept homosexuality our society and government strive so hard for equality yet discriminate against gays and lesbians i think homosexuals should have the right to choose their own happiness and path of life.
And since we are all flawed, we are all equal since we are all equal, you can't decide who should have rights and who shouldn't are you really so closed minded, that you can't treat others as. Does equal treatment mean straight people say the right things and pull the right levers, or does it go deeper than that, extending to how people really think and feel about homosexuality in their. I believe gay marriage should be allowed because it doesn't matter where you come from, how you look or what's your gendereveryone- is equal and should be equal as they deserve people may have certain beliefs or certain opinions about it, but it's not everyone's choice of belief. Argues against discrimination of homosexuals in american society sullivan ads, the importance of homosexuals, along with the roles they but instead should be treated equal because they do have a role and we should see and treat them as all normal human beings.