Made This Way - LGBTQMade This Way - LGBTQ3 years ago in Letters More Like This
This is the year 2012, and we've come a long way since the older days of slavery, women being treated like objects, and inequality. However, there is one issue that is slow in catching up with the time.
What is this issue, you're asking?
We're making progress, but the progress is slow, and, in other countries, people are losing their lives and being treated as if their homosexuality is a disease. Homosexuality is not a disease. It is not a choice. When you tell someone that "Homosexuality is a choice", think about the words you're saying. Is heterosexuality a choice? No. If homosexuality was a choice, why would you think people would choose to be persecuted against? Why would you think that people would choose homosexuality, something that, in a lot of countries, a person can be killed over?
The answer is simple. Homosexuality is not a choice. We're born homosexual. It may not make its way to the surface until early or even later in life, but the fact remains. If a so ca
Marriage EqualityMarriage Equality4 years ago in Editorial More Like This
Picture this; a spring afternoon with a slight breeze in the air. You see yourself in a new black tux. As you raise your head you see crowded seats surrounding an isle and at the end of the isle, a man, also in a tux. This is your weeding day and that is your soon to be husband. This special day is something that millions of people dream of and for many of those people, this dream may never come to flourish. Shouldn't everyone be able to enjoy their special day?
To many people, the thought of same sex marriage is repulsive. The beliefs of many people is that marriage is a sacred bond between a man and a woman. That if a man and a man or a woman and a woman were able to get married that it would destroy the value of marriage. Marriage would be less meaningful if gays were able to get married. A man who truly