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I Believe In Equality

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    Well yea I believe everyone should be treated

    equal no matter what their ethnicity is. The only time I would think someone doesn't deserve to be treated equally is if they are acting like they are better than everyone else.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 29, 2014

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    Offensive? Maybe, But We've Come A Long Way In 70 Years

    This article appeared in 1943 in a magazine called "Mass Transportation."  For those who may find it offensive, the good news is that we've come a long way.  If it seems funny, it's because of how far we've come in much of the world.  I'm a man, but I have women in my life and...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    Equal

    No human being is better than the other. We are all equal, no matter where we come from, how we look, what we believe in and what we practice. If everyone put their differences aside, the world would be a better place.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2013

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    Girls And Boys.

    I am bisexual, and I like boys and girls equally the same. both sides have ups and downs to them. (:
    xoxolezboxox xoxolezboxox 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Equal Rights For Women, My Irritation..

    I'm all for women getting the same wage cheque as men if they are doing the same job as men, I can't understand the problem with the modern world when that's not the case. All the other stuff too,(washing, cleaning cooking and so on) equal in my mind without a doubt. In spite of...
    wazza343 wazza343 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Sometimes I Hate Straight People!

    For the record i am a straight female. Today has been gay bashing day on EP. I have seen countless of ignorant comments coming from the waste of space straight people group. Look you're entitled to your opinion. However i draw the line at stupidity.If you regurgitate the same...
    JudeReed JudeReed 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    We have learned to fly the air like birds

    and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers. ~Martin Luther King, Jr., Strength to Love, 1963
    psychedelicsuzy psychedelicsuzy 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    "I know that what you call 'God' really exists,

    but not in the form you think; God is primal cosmic energy, the love in your body, your integrity, and your perception of the nature in you and outside of you." "We live in a community of people not so that we can suppress and dominate eachother or make each other miserable but...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    I just feel that we need everyone to understand

    that when someone such as myself talks about equality/feminism, women rights, gay rights and rape culture etc, it’s not just some political conversation. it’s not about us being some “social justice warrior” trying to take away your rights and saying that i am superior...
    JustSharingMaybe JustSharingMaybe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Sexism: What's the Point?

    Biologically, women have been proven to live longer and heal faster due to estrogen. This doesn't make women superior to men, nor does it make them inferior. Sexism, while it's not as bad as it used to be, still exists. People still tell "kitchen" jokes, and women are...
    Rememberthescript Rememberthescript 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    RedApple44 RedApple44 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    My First Real Experience As A Young Woman.

    I am a pre-operative male to female transgender. I knew this at a very early age something was not physically or mentally different about myself when I first discovered that I enjoyed the domestic things in the house such as cooking, sewing, baking, decorating a home, cleaning...
    ladybri71 ladybri71 41-45, T 7 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    I wouldn't be involved with another female

    but I support the whole same sex marriage thing. I don't think there is anything wrong with them or it was a choice they were born this way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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    Are Women Really Treated Equally?

    I saw a few people on the Experience Project saying that men and women are already equal. Well, check these facts out and see what you think: 1.Data on women’s/girls struggle for equality has gone missing in the Bush Administration. The current administration continues to...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 18-21, F 49 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    I have no other mission in life

    than to make everyone feel equal and accepted. Until we all realize that we're all the same a no one is different, better, or lesser, we can't truly move forward in society. Judgement is a ridiculous concept and the god in most of your religions tells you not to judge others, so...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    💕

    I think it's cruel to judge someone for liking the same gender, being that I like the same gender myself, but honestly, you can't help who you love. Sure it says it's a sin in the bible but, it's almost 2014 and some people are still judging people for what they can't help...
    ciarranicole ciarranicole 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Neither Side - I am not an extreme feminist

    or anything but I believe that both genders are equal and that there shouldn't be any need for animosities at all. I am on neither side, because I feel that we shouldn't have to pick who is better.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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    parisbayley parisbayley 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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    Funeral Etiquette

    I am fully expecting to get flamed by the Scots for this one ! But Today I attended a very dear friends funeral , until today I never knew that in my part of Scotland it's not acceptable to attend the burial if you are female . It's ok to go to the service , it's fine to go to...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 9 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    I know what equality means.

    I don't know what equality means to people who don't treat other people different from them like equals. I find it sad that people like that are afraid of equality because they know it would make the world a better place. They're afraid of peace and happiness. So, they chose to...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 3

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    If you are reading this,

    please take action. A user on EP, who's username is TruePeace33, actively insults people and degrades anybody he encounters. He is a hate mongering person who believes it's unacceptable to be kind and expresses insults in the form of homophobia, racism, and attacks individuals...
    TheCagedBirdsMelody TheCagedBirdsMelody 16-17, M 13 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Equality. my experience with equality is

    something, beautiful. magnificent. glamorous. the moon. Is my best friend. The stars are my buddies. the solar is system is my home. I'm surronded by the universe, by those very beautiful creatures. i'm equal. We're all equal. And I believe that someday our equality will make a...
    Rafaab Rafaab 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    **** the world and what it says Everyone Should

    be treated Equal No Matter sex, gender, race, religion, or ethnicity
    SluttyNymph SluttyNymph 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    Do men really think of us,

    women, as equals? Personally, my experience and impression is no. Before the law all should be equal. No deference given to women because we are the softer sex. Tests should be done, to ensure the best parent has the children live with them, not automatically their mother...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    in every aspect of life among men

    and women, however, in a relationship, one needs to take the reigns and guide the "family" i'm not saying that the man/woman who isn't the "alpha" has to obey the "alpha" no matter what, they should stick to their values, however, if the "alpha" has a preference that isn't going...
    RJinsu RJinsu 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    There is still inequality in the world.

    For example the NFL. If cheerleaders are expected to perform for 3 hours with a fake smile fixed on their faces I think the players should too.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2014

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    I believe there is no dominant gender,

    no domain race, no dominant class, religion etc..no one person is better than any other person.
    dancingSpider dancingSpider 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F Sep 28, 2014

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    The Icon Used Here Is the One From Hrc

    I assumed this to mean equality as meant here: http://www.hrc.org/ The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 700,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC...
    WendyWanderer WendyWanderer 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    Nobody should get specially treated.

    We're all equal. I think it was the Dali lama that quoted a lot of good things about being equal. He says things that I agree with. This isn't word for word but consequently it meets the just of my point, "you're not better then me but I'm also not better then you." I'm not...
    debaser28 debaser28 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    We're all equal but sadly enough things

    as mass-media,religion,judgment,ego and separation criteria are learning people otherwise. People are not borned with the (diss)abillity to make difference and create hate but this is being preached and teached by too many,even from school and church since a young age...
    PaintDrop PaintDrop 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    I'm a 13 year old looking

    for an black girl near Georgia (13-15) to go out. I want someone who is kind, nice, and a good listener.
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F Aug 18, 2014

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    Double Standards

    Much of the inequality I feel is down to the way I am perceived and viewed by others, and the expectations by society to live and act to a certain standard, which differs from that of a man. Think about this. If a young man keeps a very untidy and messy apartment, he is not...
    Sheridan1988 Sheridan1988 22-25, F 20 Responses Apr 27, 2012

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    One race, human! That's all stop the black

    and white, the gay and straight, the rich and poor and just unite as one people
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    "We came equals into this world,

    and equals shall we go out of it." - George Mason It really annoys me when I see someone who is so prejudiced against a certain group of people for no reason at all other than that they are that group. It's like a one-sided Hatfield and McCoy situation, hating someone for so...
    Lukas98 Lukas98 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in

    the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to have laws where one could be criminalised and punished for thinking differently or expressing an opinion. Just this year, Kuwait jailed Abdel Aziz...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    **** discrimination of any kind.

    Your race, your nationality, your beliefs, your sexual preference, your gender, they do NOT make you a bad person. Being black, Asian, Hispanic, or white does not define your income, your way of life. YOU do. The country you live in does NOT change how you see the world. Your...
    TheCagedBirdsMelody TheCagedBirdsMelody 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Why do people condescend gays?

    Why is harmony hard too achieve? I am friends with a gay friend and he is the kindest of all the people I met! Gays can be our allies too, our egos can be our own downfall.....
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    I hate and can not stand anyone

    who is homophobic, racist, sexist, or haters of a specific group of people who have done nothing to harm others
    MappleL MappleL 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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    AnotherLoveSong AnotherLoveSong 22-25 Mar 21

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    In a perfect world, everybody is pansexual!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    "When will man learn

    that all races are equally inferior to robots!" - Bender Bending Rodríguez
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M Jan 12

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    People Are People

    If there's one thing I've learned in my travels and experiences....it's that people are the same all over the world. We're all human beings. We have the same rights and needs. I don't have to agree with or even want to be around certain people; but I can NEVER hold myself as...
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M 8 Responses May 3, 2012

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    (PS I KNOW THIS DOESNT HAPPEN EVERYWHERE this

    is just an event that took place in my life) So recently I got into an argument with this guy who happened to gay. I have nothing against gay people just to get things straight. But this guy in particular was a jerk. He believed the whole world revolved around him, it was this...
    JOJOMCGEEE JOJOMCGEEE 13-15, M Jan 12

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    I had a dream in which I was basically

    as I am now, but then towards the end I woke up as a homeless man who was currently dying in the middle of the street and everyone was ignoring me.. It was quite possibly the most haunting dream I've ever had. I think that this is a sort of indicator that I need to get more...
    damienthorsson damienthorsson 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    " I believe that marriage isn't between a man

    and woman but between love and love"
    simplelife12 simplelife12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2014

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