Gays Pros And Cons Essay

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I have no doubt that the media has a huge effect on the mindsets and beliefs of people that are exposed to it. From advertisements trying to persuade you of how amazing their product are, to kids wanting to be like their favorite super heroes. The media has an enormous influence on people of all ages. While this influence is not always the same among all countries, it is present nonetheless. This makes it an important component in society’s perception of many controversial issues, including mine. As an open lesbian in a country where it isn’t “normal” to be like this, it is not always easy to find someone who doesn’t judge you or who wants to be around you. They have this image in their heads of how we are supposed to be, lesbians are either stone cold b*****s or emotional cry-babies. The same goes for gays, which will be my focus today. People all around the world still see them as super feminine and flamboyant, when in reality they are not always like that. There are dramatic gay men, there are extremely logical gay men, there are non-white gay men. There are gay men who would rather jump off a cliff than …show more content…

Not many gays are introduced to kids and they don’t really know about the concept of two same sex parents bringing up a child, with shows like this and other shows that include gays th younger generation can get used to this. This can help to make the LGBT community feel more accepted and appreciated, they won’t be as secluded as they still are. A few teens have even reported that the show has helped them and their family to come to terms with coming out to the family. A fan wrote Cam’s actor a mail once telling him that right after he came out to his parents, his father asked him: “So, are you Mitchell or Cam?” It has become a lot easier for young adults to get the courage and support to do this and these kinds of shows will hopefully be more frequent in the

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