Homosexuality in Today's Society Essay

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Homosexuality in Today's Society

In today's society, there exists a mixture of issues which tend to raise arguments with people all over. There are a handful of topics that always seem to escalate these differences between people to the point where one who earnestly participates in discussion, debate and argument can direct their anger towards their feelings on the person themselves. Some examples of such delicate subjects are the death penalty, abortion, and euthanasia. An issue that has in recent years, begun to increase arguments, is the acceptability of homosexuality in society. Until recently, homosexuality was considered strictly taboo. If an individual was homosexual, it was considered a secret to be
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Society looks down at the homosexuals who are seen in the streets arm in arm, kissing, and even engaging in what they call "unsightly groping". If one was to see a heterosexual couple doing this unsightly acts of affection nothing would be thought of it. Often enough, homosexuals attempt to 'pick up' straight members of their own sex, causing considerable uneasiness but to some that same uneasiness comes from someone of the opposite sex as well. One man named John P. Phillips quoted in "Essence Magazine"

"Having to deal with a homosexual on such an insignificant occasion as buying bread, can easily make one's skin crawl, if not ruin one's day. This kind of behavior disgust me. One should not make themselves sick from another's choice in gender. It cannot be denied that viewing this activity will offend many but we should be able to change these outlooks on life.

To those wishing to become parents and spouses under the law they will find many difficulties along the way in order to . The argument often heard is that homosexuals are perverts, that the children they raise will be permanently damaged if the homosexuals acquire the child. Homosexuality in and of itself does not make one an inherently poor parent. This seems quite ridiculous to some people when you consider the issue of the homosexual, whom would obviously be thrilled to raise a child. The child would grow up with his personality, lifestyle, and attitude being formed by homosexuals

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