The rights of LGBT community are still currently seeking universal acceptance. Even though the declaration adopted by the United States in 1948 states, "Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this declaration without distinction of any kind ..." has not helped as it does not cover the sexual orientation of an individual. As a result, some countries in the world are developing techniques and systems to begin the legislative favor and enforcing laws that protect LGBTs against discrimination. Even an influential organization like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are joining to finally eliminate discrimination by constantly protecting them against crimes and advancing equal views on each sexuality. According to Chinggu, LGBT couples around the world were still excluded.
One important theme in this article is employee discrimination. These communities of people are getting discriminated against because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. One shocking statistic that the article points out is that 21 percent of LGBT employees still report some form of workplace discrimination. Currently, thirty states do not offer employment discrimination protections for LGBT individuals. Only three states offer protections for sexual orientation but not gender identity.
Discrimination has been a huge problem for hundreds of years and it continues to spread each and every day. People are beginning to spread awareness of this topic and certain cultures have joined together to create peace. Discrimination is a world-wide issue that we can take down with awareness and a kind, open heart. According to Merriam Webster, discrimination is “making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs.” There are many different types of discrimination that are impacting the lives of many innocent people. Age, disability, pay, genetic information, and harassment are all considered to be part of discrimination.
Sexual orientation and gender identity leads to discrimination, abuse or suicide/killing. The most painful of all being rejected from your own family and religious communities. Everyone feels as if they can 't express who they are. Their afraid of people judging them or harassing
The LGBT community has faced endless oppression for identifying as something other than heterosexual and cisgender (identifying as the gender you were assigned at birth). This maltreatment ranges from giving a homosexual a dirty look for kissing their boyfriend or to the extreme act of declaring it as illegal across a whole country. When people think of the LGBT community, they think of it as only homosexuals. This community consists of those who love the same sex or identify as a gender other than the one on their birth certificate. This community is made up of those who society sees as different with
Fear of getting fired because of who they are. In the U.S. currently, there is no current law that specifically protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. More than 40% of gay, lesbian and bi people and an astounding 90% of trans people (especially trans women) have, at some point in their lives, experienced some degree of discrimination, workplace harassment or even physical abuse. Non-inclusive businesses can suffer because of this, as engagement and efficiency expectedly
Transgender identity in society is a group of people trying to hide their personalities to protect, hide or on the contrary, to show their true self to society regardless of people’s perspective. Even if they are trying to hide it, they will eventually slip and reveal their true self. On the other hand, some may intentionally expose their identity to public, for instance, transgender. The reason why I choose this topic is because there is no single explanation for why some people choose to be transgender to nowadays. I am interested and want to find out my own belief in what factors aspects that influence them, such as genetic levels, early or later experiences and cultures, which can contribute to the development of transgender identities.
My second reason for supporting LGBT/ same-sex marriage is the reason for discrimination against marriage. The UDHR article number 7 illustrates that all people are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination. Furthermore, article 1 of the UDHR also indicates that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. We should act towards one another in a spirit of a brother. By denying the same right as anybody else just because you are different is a clear form of discrimination, and it goes against the constitution.