Hate Crimes In Cuba

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The LGBT community has been going through problems for years. It may seem as though it only started after the Stonewall riots in 1969, but that it not true at all. Their problems, negative situations, realities have been in existence since way before the end of the late 60s. for example, Cuba and Nicaragua has showed limits for the LGBT community of modern day. IN CUba there is lees protection for Homosexuals and Transesexuals because their cultire and traditions have not allowed them the tolerance of The LGBT community. Then there is nicaragua. Nicaragua has passed laws that seem exciting and beneficial to its citizens since they have not experienced much freedom of choice, but the is the cover they used to hide their true intention. What…show more content…
In this case there have been and are hate crimes against the LGBT community. These people have faced public humiliation like school and business pranks and name-calling, social media/cyber bullying, and they have been attacked. The scars left were from emotional wounds from the lack of acceptance and lack of understanding of cruelty and, physical scars. to put this in perspective think of the a case that happened during the civil rights movement. It was a hate crime against a young black girl on her way home from school. She was beaten badly and assaulted and left to die. Her case was a pivotal moment in the movement and let questions and thoughts for many people. The hate crime against her was because she had a dark complexion which was not so common. Most people were of a light complexion and had more freedoms and liberties to do as they please. That is the same for LGBT communities. They are beaten and hurt many times over and not any officials or people of the law had much care for their problems. This leaves them in a place of their own and need to fight everything to get what they deserve, to be treated as a equal with the same rights as any other human being. With the constant hate crimes and lack of knowledge show that there were misconceptions of the…show more content…
In other words, there are long tools myths about the LGBT community. For example, when HIV and AIDS was discovered the blame game started. People that were afraid and unknowing decide to blea the LGBT community so that they would feel reassures that of they get rid of them then all will be well. This took a big toll on their movement and stopped some chances that they may have hes before. They lost voters, petitioners, and now powerful officials that would have otherwise been in agreement. Now they had a new milestone and a new topic to educate people about so that there would be acceptance and tolerance. For example, it was considered a mental disorder in China and Japan not long ago. Homosexuality was only recently (in the last few years taken of the mental disorder list. People were told they were worn and sent to psych wards and hospital to be treated and tested for it. Many children, teenagers and adults had to suffer for years because it could never make sense that people could fall in love with anyone other human being than what was the opposite wex as them. Still, like in countries of africa, there is that same stigma that is hurting countless amounts of
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