The Importance Of Equality

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Every person of every race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender deserves equal rights and equality to every extent but, unfortunately many countries do not provide this. There are many explanations of why we deserve equality. Whether this include the small things like, equal pay for women or even the bigger things like, murdering those that do not meet the, so called, “standards” in other countries.
To introduce the idea of equality for the LGBTQ community, people are dying for being themselves. They do not harm others nor do anything bad, but they get in trouble for being gay or transgender? For instance, 2016 more people were killed in the U.S for being LGBT than any other year recorded. “Excluding Pulse victims, 28 Americans
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Even suicide and depression rates have gone up due to this inequality. We can start at the small things and grow together. Work Cited:
Kearney, Laila. “LGBT Murders Rose in 2016.” U.S. News & World Report, U.S. News & World Report, 12 June 2017, www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2017-06-12/killings-of-lgbt-people-in-us-rose-to-a-record-in-2016-report.
Lipsett, Anthea. “Children bullied because of faith.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 17 Nov. 2008, www.theguardian.com/education/2008/nov/17/bullying-faith.
Lopez, German. “There are huge racial disparities in how US police use force.” Vox, 17 Dec. 2015, www.vox.com/cards/police-brutality-shootings-us/us-police-racism.
Mettler, Katie. “A year ago, 49 people died at Pulse nightclub. Today, Orlando remembers.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 12 June 2017, www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/06/12/a-year-ago-49-people-died-at-pulse-nightclub-today-orlando-remembers/?utm_term=.0a2f17fac77a.
Miller, Kevin. “The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap.” AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881,
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