Persuasive Essay On Gay Marriage

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Homosexuality is a polemic topic that people are either supporting it, or against it. As years go by, the term “marriage” has been evolving continuously in its meaning. The change in people’s attitude and mindset reconstructed the definition, allowing people to be more open-minded about basic human right – love. It is clear that even though same-sex marriage has gained a foothold across the world, Singapore still lags behind. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently commented that Singapore is not ready for same sex marriage as “the society is basically a conservative one” (Wong, 2015). It is a fact that Singapore is a conservative state, where most people have traditional views on gay culture. However, since the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is growing, same-sex marriage should be legalized because it promotes equality, encourages strong family values and foster LGBT well being. One may argue that same sex marriage goes against the natural law. However, according to the United Nation Human Rights, “human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic, origin, color, religion, language, or any other status (What are human rights, 2015).” Everyone should have the same right and freedom to do whatever he or she wants without discrimination. The LGBT community does not have the same rights as straights; and are consistently denied the rights of matrimony just because of their

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