Before the presentation in class, I’ve had few experiences with the LGBTQ+ community. For myself living on cape cod, I would take trips every summer with my family to Providence town. Providence town is known to be the best-know gay summer resort on the east coast. The best part of being there was to see the pride these men and female people had on their social orientation. They were not scared to hide their true self.
Although the gay community gained the visibility they wanted, they also received adverse reactions from people who opposed gay rights. One example is Anita Bryant, singer and former Miss Oklahoma. She established the Save Our Children organization and crusaded to abrogate local regulations that forbade discrimination based on sexual orientation. Homophobia and discrimination grew following the news of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. People 's mindset about AIDS and the gay community changed after hearing that Rock Hudson was dying from this disease
The overall experience of the LGBTQ community in America has been a horrific experience for the past 300 plus years. Individuals who share same sex interest were oppressed, discriminated, brutalized, experimented on, and killed due to their alternative lifestyle(s). Elze (2006) confirms these allegations by mentioning... “Since colonial times… people who love and sexually desire those of the same sex, have been imprisoned, executed, witch hunted, pilloried, confined in asylums, fired, excommunicated, disinherited, evicted, extorted, entrapped, censored, declared mentally ill, drugged, and subjected to castration, hormone injections, clitoridectomy, hysterectomy, ovariectomy, lobotomy, psychanalysis, and aversive therapies” (p.43).
The most important contribution of the broadway from ‘’Change For Good” is that it puts young women at the center of Broadway fans. In the contrast to liabilities to focus on the middle-aged particularly on the gay men. Wolf’s observation goes against much of the conventional wisdom that women, especially the young women were ‘cultural dupes, their tastes fickle, easy, and undiscriminating, and their presence and loyalty irrelevant’ (p. 221). The revelation of the female hidden reveals the hidden scholarship were targeted audience in many Broadway shows.
This commemorative coin was based off of the Capitol building in Colonial Williamsburg. The Capitol was where Patrick Henry gave his speech Caesar Brutus. This speech was very inspirational and important to the colonists. This is why on the front side of the coin Patrick Henry’s face is shown along with his famous words “Give me liberty, or give me death!” These very inspirational words are a sign of liberty which is why on the back is the Grand Union Flag.
The Cuban Flag The Cuban flag was created by Narciso López in 1849, and put together by Emilia Tolón. The colors red, white, and blue represented the desire for freedom. Three blue stripes represent the states into which the island was divided at that time; two white stripes indicate the force and dedication of the idealistic soldier for independence; a red triangle for equality, fraternity and liberty, and the blood shed in the pursuit of freedom; a white five-sided star, inside the red triangle, as a symbol of freedom between nations. Code of Arms
Over the years, the American flag has served as a symbol of our nation’s unity. With its 13 stripes representing the 13 Britain colonies that declared independence from Great Britain and became the first states of the Union, its 50 stars representing its 50 states, the white color representing our purity and innocence, the red color representing its valor and bravery, and the blue color representing the vigilance, perseverance and justice, the U.S. flag stands as a symbol of liberty, freedom, and the rights for all citizens. Although some hold the flag as a sacred symbol, there are some artist that have had a modest estimation for it expressed through their artwork. Jasper John created Three Flags in 1958 at a time in which the nation was
1) The rights of LGBTQ (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer) citizens are a must, and it 's our responsibility to be on the right side of history. Even though gay marriage is legalized, there is still a long way to go with LGBT rights and State and Federal Law. 2) Discriminating against anybody based on their lifestyle is a violation of human rights, and protection of human rights is the soul of a healthy democracy. 3) We should help build hope and start to create a world where everyone can live without the constant fear of being discriminated based on who they are and who they love. 4) Powerful lessons we have learned from past human right movements is that the battles we fought were painful and tough, but in the end they brought sweeping changes in American society by making it more caring and just.
The picture is a still of the movie “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, second part in a saga based on a trilogy of books. This scene appears in the beginning of the film and represents The Reaping, the process that selects the participants of the Quarter Quell. I argue that the scene is a defining moment in the revolution because it is the instant when the discourse changes and the people stand together to fight a repressive system that favors class inequality. The still shows the difference between the people of the Capitol and the people of District Twelve.
In any culture, the flag is a symbol of unity and strength. This means that when a leader is choosing a flag and the design, he must choose wisely in order to show the strength of his country. Red, white, and blue are colors widely used to represent countries. They sometimes represent things like nobility, loyalty, and courage. Being a symbol of strength, a flag can be one of the most important, but understated things used in a state to convey a message.
The Confederate Flag has been around for hundreds of years. It has harmed nobody, but it has sparked a debate that has almost divided the country in half over its true meaning. The Confederate Flag was introduced in 1861 as part of the civil war. The flag represented 11 southern states that seceded from the union. The country in which it represented was the Confederate States of America.
As Winston Churchill stated, “The flags of the Confederate States of America were very important and a matter of great pride to those citizens living in the confederacy. They are also a matter of great pride for their descendants as part of their heritage and history,” but in present day, the American people are claiming the meaning of the confederate flag is hate and discrimination. In South Carolina, the confederate flag was taken down and will be placed in a museum after a heated debate stemming from a mass shooting of nine black churchgoers in a historical Charleston church during bible study. The vote was 103 to 10 in favor of removing the flag. The shooter was white supremacist, Dylann Roof.