We sometimes find ourself contemplating about who we are and what do we want in our life. As a gay man I have found myself stuck in many places, this is totally normal. We all try to find that perfect life but sometimes it involves barriers. Being wrong and owning up to what you want in life makes the ride easier. Thus being said, I would like to introduce myself with memories that shaped who I am and the struggles that I’ve achieved.
What’sWrongWithBisexuality? Nothing. I could just end my post here, but you know I like to argue. And many people need me to argue about that subject, either because you also want them to be more accepted or because there are still many things you need to know before judging them. Homosexuality has been more accepted in our society during the past years, (even though we still have a lot of work to do) but now, bisexual people are the one that have to face many of the prejudices the gay community faced before.
Do you know that being gay isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a sexuality? Did you know that some people in the world are attracted to people of the same gender, but it is still love and it should be just as valid as heterosexuality? Being gay has been treated as a horrible thing in history and still today. People are becoming more accepting of all love, no matter if it is between a woman and a woman, a man and a man, a woman and a man, or neither with either. Love prevails, but before that, ignorance had taken over.
However, in the past, people weren’t quite so accepting. Back then, gay people in the US were forced to live in shame, as they faced political and social discrimination. Ellen, being openly gay herself, refused to succumb to this injustice. In 1997, DeGeneres demonstrated
Gallagher is against legalization of gay marriages, in order to achieve the greater good. Furthermore, she questions if such a vast social change to gratify a small population, is the right thing to do. Gallagher says that “stopping gay marriage is not victory, it is only a necessary step to the ultimate victory: the strengthening of a culture of marriage that successfully connects sex, love, children, and mothers and fathers. ” American author, journalist and activist Jonathan Rauch have since 1991 openly been a proponent of gay marriage. Rauch himself is gay and in
A person can identify therefore as homosexual but not give in to their lusts and live a godly life, just as a single man can live a Christian life and wrestle with heterosexual thoughts. So how ought we to approach those who are dealing with homosexual tendencies, thoughts or even living a homosexual lifestyle? With the same respect and love we would for anyone else! As complex and divisive as the issue can be if we are willing to live gospel-centered then we will approach others with respect. We do this because our goal is that they would be born again.
Queer Culture studies are fairly new to the field of academic studies especially on the discipline of communication. The growing interest on it has just begun a few decades ago when the social sciences conducted numerous researches about it, in line with their psychological, personality, and identity researches. Before this, all researches mainly focus on the traditional gender in the society, the heterosexual individuals. Two evidences of this are the little research on this culture because participants are reluctant to disclose information about their gender orientation. Until now, some still regard homosexuality and bisexuality as “stigmatized identity”.
The young generation is the hope of future. Whenever related to children, there will be a heated discussion. Advocators of gay adoption first of all believe that children adoption is an equal right for gay couples and it can not be discriminatory only because of their sexual orientation. The UK government makes a rule about who can adopt a child, it says: one may be able to adopt a child if you are aged 21 or over and either single, married, in a civil partnership, or an unmarried couple no matter you are same sex or the opposite. (UK Gov n.d. ) The National Adoption Center also claims that a number of adoption organizations are supposed to consider lesbians and gay men, both singles and couples.
Your friends, parents and relatives might express some doubts over your relationship but once you get married they take it seriously. 9. Values One cannot be judgmental about relationships but the fact remains that there are certain values attached to marriage that lends to its sanctity. Married couples follow these values which lead them towards a healthy, successful married life. In a casual relationship people may not necessarily adhere to these values and could take each other for granted.
Same-sex couples are also known as homosexual marry the same gender as they are. This type of marriage can have its own issues, but its own strengths. Homosexual couples must deal with more serious problems than couples who are heterosexual. Same-sex couples deal with the judgment of people around them, and they deal with the issue of finding a state that will legally marry them. Also, another issue that homosexual couples have is their way of life and how they live.