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  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights

    Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights

    Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Rights Throughout history there has been many different groups that have encountered discrimination. The main group has been the African/African-American population for many years. Other groups have been the Irish, Chinese, Mexicans, and the Jews, just to name a few. Those groups all endured prejudice based on ethnicity; the new group is facing prejudice because of their sexual orientation. The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered community experiences many challenges

    Essay Length: 1,394 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Edward
  • Gay and Lesbians Today

    Gay and Lesbians Today

    Gay and lesbians today In was late July of 1999, five of my buddies and I had just graduated from high school and we were enjoying one of the greatest summers of our lives in Ocean City, Maryland. We were renting out what we thought was the best bachelor pad in all of O.C. on 139th street. Even friends of ours that we graduated with and had known for several years were living at the

    Essay Length: 1,512 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Gay Teen Revolution

    The Gay Teen Revolution

    Summer Storm is not one’s typical teen romantic comedy. The German-made film is sweeping into North American movie theatres this month. It features Tobi, an awkward teenage boy, falling in love with Achim, his best friend, at a summer rowing camp. He is befriended by Leo, a handsome boy who rows with the Queer Schlag, a team composed of all gay boys. A heart wrenching and melancholic coming of age tale ensues, in which

    Essay Length: 2,111 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gays and Lesbians: Equals or Inferior

    Gays and Lesbians: Equals or Inferior

    The world we live in today only accepts what is called a traditional marriage, between one man and one woman, which leaves out the idea of same-sex marriage because of their heterosexist beliefs. These beliefs have led to laws prohibiting gays and lesbians to be wed. In Paula S. Rothenberg’s book, Race, Class, and Gender in the United States, she talks about how the US government passed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that

    Essay Length: 911 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Gay and Lesbian Parenting

    Gay and Lesbian Parenting

    In the last decade there has been a rise n the number of lesbians and gay men forming their own families. Many do this through adoption, foster care, artificial insemination, and other means. Today, researchers have estimated that the number of children living with one gay or lesbian parent is six to fourteen million. Some have described this current period as a lesbian and gay “baby boom”. However, lesbian and gay parents face many

    Essay Length: 1,721 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gay and Lesbian Marriage

    Gay and Lesbian Marriage

    Gay Marriage Discrimination is the Voice of Ignorance Marriage is one of the fundamental establishments of the United States. As a young person, one looks forward to many goals in their lifetime: career success, a good life, and, very often, marriage to the person they love and a family together. This is one of the biggest parts of our American life and culture. Very few heterosexuals would be willing to put their right to marry

    Essay Length: 1,402 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: regina
  • Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in the Workplace

    Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in the Workplace

    The topic I have chosen for my research paper comes under the general heading of culture. Culture may be defined as the language, beliefs, values, norms, and material objects passed from one generation to the next. The specific topic I proposed to investigate is discrimination of homosexuals in the workplace. This topic is particularly interesting to me because I am an advocate of equality for all. I believe that no matter your race, age, sex,

    Essay Length: 893 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Issues and Ethics in Counselling Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Individuals

    Issues and Ethics in Counselling Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Individuals

    Issues and Ethics in Counselling Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Individuals A considerable number of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people will turn to helping professionals when they need assistance with problems. Lesbians, gay and bisexual individuals experience similar problems to heterosexual clients, such as anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, alcoholism, violence, relationship problems, and anger. There are unique issues faced by LGB persons, however. This paper will summarize the major issues for which LGB individuals seek

    Essay Length: 1,259 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Fatih
  • States Should Legalize Marriage for Gays and Lesbians

    States Should Legalize Marriage for Gays and Lesbians

    States Should Legalize Marriage for Gays and Lesbians In the past, it was taboo to talk about gay and lesbian relationships. However, as the world change also people’s opinion change. These days, people are openly talking about having physical relationship with the member of the same gender. Moreover, it is possible to marry the member of the same gender in some states. Despite this fact, majority of states still refuse to legalize homosexual and

    Essay Length: 687 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Anna
  • Gay Teens: Accepting the Unaccepted

    Gay Teens: Accepting the Unaccepted

    Growing up is a complex and puzzling task for every teenager or adolescent. One important feature is creating one’s sexual identity. All teenagers explore and experiment sexually as part of normal development. These sexual experiments may be with members of the same or opposite sex. For many teenagers, thinking about or experimenting with the same sex may cause nervousness and concerns regarding their sexual orientation. Most teenagers have been brought up to think that homosexuality

    Essay Length: 1,236 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gay and Lesbian

    Gay and Lesbian

    No one needs to be looked down upon Two men want to adopt a child in Texas. They have been together for five years and a child would be the one detail that would complete their lives. They filled out the application and it was perfect… it was the perfect home for a child; except there was one small problem that caused their application to be rejected; the fact that they were gay. These people

    Essay Length: 1,805 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Gay Marriage in the News

    Gay Marriage in the News

    Gay Marriage In The News In the United States, there is social unrest regarding the government’s denial of the right to marry for homosexuals. Plenty of conservatives are completely against gay marriage; and many of liberals are fighting for equal treatment. The neo-Christian politicians are using religious arguments to establish that homosexuality is an abomination. While this may be their belief system, this country was founded on religious freedom, where the people are allowed to

    Essay Length: 1,593 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Sleep Deprivation May Be Undermining Teen Health

    Sleep Deprivation May Be Undermining Teen Health

    Sleep deprivation may be undermining teen health Lack of sufficient sleep--a rampant problem among teens--appears to put adolescents at risk for cognitive and emotional difficulties, poor school performance, accidents and psychopathology, research suggests. BY SIRI CARPENTER Monitor staff On any given school day, teen-agers across the nation stumble out of bed and prepare for the day. For most, the alarm clock buzzes by 6:30 a.m., a scant seven hours after they went to bed. Many

    Essay Length: 9,523 Words / 39 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Solution to Teen Violence

    Solution to Teen Violence

    Solution To Teen Violence Every year, nearly one-million twelve to nineteen year olds are murdered robbed, or assaulted many by their peers and teenagers are more than twice as likely as adults to become the victims of violence. Although the problem is far too complex for any one solution, teaching young people conflict resolution skills, nonviolent techniques for resolving disputes seems to help. To reduce youth violence, conflict resolution skills should be taught to all

    Essay Length: 407 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Teen Sexuality

    Teen Sexuality

    The media is just one of the factors responsible for the increase in teen sexuality. Throughout a humans adolescents years they are subject to a number of sexual pressures. Through research I have found that peers are among the most influential. An adolescent is not limited to peer pressure though. They face pressures from the media as well. I believe that media pressure is just a influential as peer pressure. There is also other pressure,

    Essay Length: 855 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Gay Adoption

    Gay Adoption

    Policy Problem The policy that I reviewed and consist of a problem is the issue with the gay adoption policy or in the correct terms, known as LGBT adoption, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender people. Currently the policy only allows Adoption by same-sex couples in Guam, Andorra, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and some parts of Canada and in the U.S., some states allow that a

    Essay Length: 2,626 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • Music and Teens Today

    Music and Teens Today

    Today music is a necessity in many people’s lives. People listen to music all the time, from students who listen to it while studying, to adults driving to work, and those who listen to music to plainly enjoy life. Personally, I am listening to iTunes on random while writing this. My point is everyday, almost everyone will encounter music weather intentionally or voluntarily it surrounds us. Music is used in many different ways; one people

    Essay Length: 2,905 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Hip-Hip as a Contemporary Teen Religion

    Hip-Hip as a Contemporary Teen Religion

    My aim is to investigate whether in some aspect' Hip-hop is a contemporary religion for the youth. I believe this research has strong sociological implications and my interest in music and how music influences the behaviour and attitudes of an individual. I believe that young people who listen to hiphop music are influenced in various ways mainly the dress code and language. Patricia McBroom (American Public Affairs) stated “many middle class parents thought it was

    Essay Length: 2,332 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Gay Marriages

    Gay Marriages

    "Men and women full of age, without any limitation due to race, nationality, or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family." ( Article 16-1). Most people would interpret this article as only a man and a woman have the right to be married. But many people need to reconsider the article as in each man and woman are independent, and should be able to marry whomever he or she desires. The

    Essay Length: 512 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    A large majority of people in the United States will say that they are in favor of equal rights for homosexuals. They will all agree that homosexuals should have the same rights in housing, jobs, public accommodations, and should have equal access to government benefits, equal protection of the law, and other rights granted to US citizens. However, when the topic of marriage arises, all the talk of equality ceases. Over fifty percent of all

    Essay Length: 1,102 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Vika
  • Teens on the Net - Are They Safe?

    Teens on the Net - Are They Safe?

    Teens On The Net – Are They Safe? Ryan Halligan is remembered by many people, and is used as an example during public speeches at junior and high schools throughout the country. Ryan chose to end his life when he was thirteen years old because his mind could see no other alternative. The years before he took his life were filled with schoolmates bullying him in a face to face situation. With a slight learning

    Essay Length: 2,603 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: regina
  • Media & Teens

    Media & Teens

    A person’s perception of how their body looks forms their body image. This perception is usually based on self-observation and the reactions of others. The mind takes the information coming in from the eyes and combines it will all your past experiences to create the image that you perceive. A person with a poor body image will perceive his or her own body as being, while a person with a good body image will see

    Essay Length: 591 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Steve
  • Raps Influence in Teens

    Raps Influence in Teens

    Everyone in the world listens to music. There are many different styles of music including; R&B, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock, Metal and so many more kinds. In today’s society, children and teens are likely to incorporate what they listen to into their lives. Teens in particular are easily influenced by the glitz and glamour of musical artists. The style of music that has the most influence on people’s lives is Rap music. In particular “gangster rap”

    Essay Length: 715 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Edward
  • No Constitutional Exception of Liberty for Gay Citizens.

    No Constitutional Exception of Liberty for Gay Citizens.

    Same-Sex Marriage: No Constitutional Exception of Liberty for Gay Citizens. Why do people get married? What is marriage and why is the idea of marriage so appealing to so many people? From day one, most little girls live each day of their lives waiting for three special moments: prom, graduation, and marriage. By the time they are old enough to get married and find the right person to settle down with, they have their own

    Essay Length: 1,540 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    There are a number of reasons opponents to gay marriage argue that it should not be legalized. First, certain religious interpretations maintain that gay marriage is sinful. Fortunately, our country is not a theocracy and public policy should not be based on any religion's values. If a person's religious convictions cause them to believe that gay marriage is wrong, that is personal to them, and that viewpoint should not be thrust onto others. Another argument

    Essay Length: 961 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jon

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