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
Homosexuality and HomophobiaHomosexuality and Homophobia3 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
Homosexuality:Love/Attraction to those of the same gender
Apparently against society
Homophobia: Irrational hate for someones natural state and ability to love someone of the same gender
Perfectly acceptable and tolerated or supported by much of society.
Comfortable ClothesI was eating dinner at Souplantation with my family when my mom brought up what I am going to wear for my graduation. I said I wanted to wear maybe a tux or some slacks with a white shirt and a vest, but mom said no and that I would have to wear a dress.Comfortable Clothes3 years ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
At my graduation I will be performing with my choir and this is the only performance were we don't have to wear are uncomfortable choir dresses. Truly I would never wear a dress but it is mandatory for all girls. It sucks to born with a gender your uncomfortable with and if you decide to go against your gender and change yourself then you get weird looks at. Then my older brother asked if I was gay and before I could answer my mother said I was straight.
I hate hearing what I should be told wear, act, or even say. It is just annoying and if you find someone who is different and that you decide to have a relationship with then others who aren't okay with you goes after that person. I want to be the person that I am and not be judged. Fo