The Oppression Of Discrimination In The LGBT Community

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From the beginning of time anything that has been seen as different, has been discriminated against including anything from gender to skin color and even to who you love. Every single day, those who identify as a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community are ridiculed and sometimes murdered for being who they were born to be. As reported by Samantha Allen, a correspondent for The Daily Beast, “the PRRI [Public Religion Research Institute] report 's finding that 82 percent of millennials say ‘their understanding of their own sexual orientation has not changed since they were young adolescents.’” It can be interpreted that 18 percent of the population is LGBT and are being oppressed for identifying as the real them. This problem needs to end because too many lives are lost because people cannot seem to accept others for they are, and it is inhumane. The LGBT community has faced endless oppression for identifying as something other than heterosexual and cisgender (identifying as the gender you were assigned at birth).
This maltreatment ranges from giving a homosexual a dirty look for kissing their boyfriend or to the extreme act of declaring it as illegal across a whole country. When people think of the LGBT community, they think of it as only homosexuals. This community consists of those who love the same sex or identify as a gender other than the one on their birth certificate. This community is made up of those who society sees as different with

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