Gender Inequality Focusing on Gays and Lesbians

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Being different: A sin?

Being different on the eyes of others creates different effects. It may be good but most of the time, bad effects. We humans are often fooled by our eyes. Things that are uncommon to our sight always become the center of insults. Gays and lesbians are no exception. Accusations, public opinions, insults.Are all of these part of being different? Do they really have to suffer all of these because they’re different?

A gay once said,
“This is me. This is where I met my happiness. This is where I belong.”

HAPPINESS, a great part of being fully human. And we don’t have the authority to take that happiness away from them.

“Being surrounded with people who truly care, it’s priceless. They have said that we can never choose our family, but I just did.” a lesbian said.

They never wanted to be accepted in this sinful world. All they want is understanding, respect. Human rights are also their rights. Nobody is a picture perfect but we are all worth it. They are still humans. They have the capacity to love, to think, to choose. And they choose to be happy. Was that considered sin? God made everything for everyone. We do not have the rights to create limitations for gays and lesbians.

IT’S GOOD TO BE TRUE- a famous cliché. But how can being true be good when we are discriminating the way they express their selves? We are not letting them feel what normal persons usually do.
According to research, common challenge faced by gays and lesbians- A father disowns his son/daughter for being gay/lesbian. Why do we think that it is a sin being gay or lesbian? Is it part of immorality?

We often say,

“They’re not part of the society.”
“They will never be part of us.”
“They are used of our rudeness so don’t mind them.”
“Bad influence.”
“They can’t achieve something and will never be.”

Come to think of it, are gays and lesbians are the…...

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