LGBT Rights: The Rights Of The LGBT Community

920 Words4 Pages
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. Similar-sex couples do not receive equal services and rights compared to opposite-sex couples. Like for examples, they do not receive equal treatments on some aspects of healthcare, pensions, housing and education. In addition, sex work has a great impact on job search. As a result, LGBT members prefer to keep their real gender identity for employment as well as not to be eliminated in the labor market. On the other hand, the problem of exclusion and distinction they are experiencing from their family and friends are also becoming a great burden on them. It results in underachievement cases in school, mental ill-health, school drop-out, and vagrancy.
One of the biggest

More about LGBT Rights: The Rights Of The LGBT Community

Open Document