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I Cannot Believe We Still Have to Fight For Gay Rights

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    America Says...

    I truly can not believe we still have to fight for gay rights. It doesn make any sense...didnt America state that all men are equal? What you are, what you practice doesnt change the person inside you...Being gay isnt a crime! It isnt agaisnt the law... I have gay friends and I...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Sep 18, 2009

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    They're People Too

    I can't believe this society sees being a gay as some terrible stigma. There's nothing wrong with being gay. I say love is love and people just need to chill and be more accepting.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F Jan 1, 2011

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    People, Really?

    I would have thought it common sense, but some refuse to work with others. It makes me sad.
    outofwonderland outofwonderland 18-21, F Jul 27, 2012

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    People Are Stupid.

    100 years ago it was women, 50 years ago it was the black community, now it is us, and it's the same damn thing over again, the same arguments, the same intolerance. Why can't people see that our rights are inevitable? We already have rights in more progressive countries like...
    Dexagon Dexagon 18-21, M 10 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Unfuckingbeliveable

    I dont understand how us being happy effects you in any way...Whats the difference between opposite sex and same sex marriage...love is love...we should have the same rights...I didnt choose this it just happened...We arent hurting anyone....so WTF???
    Cadet1995 Cadet1995 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2011

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    "nothing To Fear But Fear Itself.. Oh, And Those Pesky Gays!"

    It's sad to me that in this Country (the United States)  that was supposedly a government of the people, by the people, for the people still denies so many people the rights that the constitution promised them.   EVERY Man (I say that not meaning to exclude Women but that's the...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    People are so arrogant it makes me want to slap

    them. JUST GET OVER IT. WE'RE ALL DIFFERENT. Most gays are probably better people than homophobes anyways.
    c4mila c4mila 13-15, F Jan 28, 2014

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0 22-25, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Today..

    Will you listen? Time is changing. Time has changed. Time will be changed. But who will change it? How will it change? It hasn't changed at all. Your lies, your hypocrisy.... Where is your love?
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Isn'T It Pathetic?

    really we are still fighting and yet they throw their bible at our faces and call us evil. people these days. all moronic and ****...
    Spilled Spilled 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    I Can't Believe This

        i cannot believe that we still have to fight for gay rights . we are in year2009 . people were fighting for that in the 70 's .
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Like seriously were not different from other

    ppl we deserve the same rights c'mon now but its getting better it seems like TV and stuff are showing support for LGBT ^^
    silverstrike silverstrike 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm not gay, but I think it's ridiculous to ban

    the right to happiness for gay couples.
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    It Should Be No Problem

    We should all accept each other for who we are.  There is no reason for discrimination.  Homosexuals are people too and they need their rights.  It's just like religion, everyone has a different outlook and we should leave the other people with other...
    cranbudz cranbudz 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2009

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    My 2 Cents

    Its ridiculous that we are still fighting to be able to marry someone we love. Its absolutely ridiculous. Black people, woman, children, animals. All had to fight for their rights. And now today its the LGBT's turn. The only reason it isn't happening is because of religious...
    Evlana Evlana 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    This Is The 21st Century

      Mankind is not at a stage where we have technology almost sitting in our hands, we so tout off freedom that we start an illegal war and raise our bristles when Russia went after Georgia. Paul McCartney's tribute song to the firefighters of 9/11 seems to float...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Just Stupid

    i dont believe humans are fighting for gay rights, i mean seriously?? whats so wrong with gay people? oohhh they like the same sex, they're so bad, lets all judge them (sarcasm). i mean really... i dont believe people think theyre allowed to say weather gay people are allowed to...
    BMMitch BMMitch 18-21, M 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Blah Blah This Is My Title

    I can't believe that we still have to fight for gay rights period! I mean, I know that some people are so closed-minded that they refuse to look at another's point of view, but love is love! People shouldn't be denied their right to love.
    walkthisway walkthisway 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2009

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    I Have A Dream...

    “I have a dream, that my children with one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Do you all remember that speech? That speech that changed a nation with the beauty and sorrowful truth behind its...
    Freeingtibet Freeingtibet 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    My Future Grandchildren...

    Homosexuals are the only group left that the U.S. government OPENLY, admittedly discriminates and supports the discrimination of.   ...The U.S. gov. definitely does not OPENLY discriminate against women, minorities, senior citizens, or anyone else. If they do...
    OrangeSky44 OrangeSky44 26-30, F 37 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    All people are people.

    And here in America, the issue is quite illogical. I don't know if it's the largest of an issue here, but when I hear about states legalizing gay marriage it makes me angry. I like the fact they're doing it, but the fact that it's looked upon as a totally different concept than...
    Shadowspider15 Shadowspider15 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    Gay Rights-my Take

    Hello, My name is Chris Williams. I've written an article about that Gay rights and how it relates to African American rights. Don't worry, I'm not bashing anyone. When you have a moment, please take some time and read it. I would love to discuss with you. Thanks! http...
    willic22 willic22 26-30, M Jun 27, 2012

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    sydneywayne sydneywayne 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Honestly this is allowed,

    but gay marriage is not? http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/crazy-love-charles-manson-obtains-wedding-license-marry-26-year-n250391
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    It's 2011...

    We're in 2011, for god's sakes. Why do we still have to fight to be HAPPY? Here in Canada, same-sex marriage is allowed and has been for about 5 years now, but it doesn't mean it still isn't frowned upon. No gays can get married in a church, though I wouldn't want to be married...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    Humanity Is A Tooth & Nail Affair

    i agree... it annoys me.... i guess we just have to be patient w the religious people, that need time to get over themselves.
    indiebean indiebean 22-25, M 1 Response May 29, 2011

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    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Why Is Amarica So Stupid?

    what is SO bad about being gay? what? what in gods name do you think a gay person could possibly do that's worse the anything a striaght person would do? what do you think that we are getting like a gay army to take over the world and marrige is just a code for world domination...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T 6 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Actually, I Can Believe It

    Thank your local neighborhood fundie! Oh they're so much fun, aren't they? Sam Harris once wondered: what would the world be like today if someone had slipped a sentence like "Redheads are prone to evil" into the Bible or Qur'an. If that sentence had made it into one...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 7 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Cant Stand Militant Homosexuals

    i cant beleive it either, but maybe in a different way. in my opinion we wanted equality, we got it! discrimination is gonna be around as long as there is an o-zone. people who are negative wil be nagative towards anyone, gay straight or whatever, its just a difference that they...
    delemere delemere 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    I Cannot Believe...

    There is even a distinction.
    330GTC 330GTC 51-55, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I Can't Believe It....

    I can't believe that we still have to fight for gay rights. Its just wrong. I mean, why the hell is it even an issue to begin with. Its no one's bussiness what so ever who is in love with who, or who wants to be with who for the rest of their life, other than the two in Love!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    I Want To Fight...but I Just Can't

    I'm a lesbian. Still semi in the closet. I live a homophobic society. Lately even more homophobic then usual. The government started to spread a big anti-gay propaganda. It ****** me off. I want to fight for rights. I really do. But I just can't. Something inside me tells me that...
    notnownotever notnownotever 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    I am not gay, and while I do not think homosexuality is right, I still support gay rights. I have gay/lesbian friends, have probably met transgenders, know bisexuals, and I treat...
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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Mar 3

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    sounds stupid to me I need to fight for myself and be a formidable person myself not have a man come to my rescue every 5 minutes. My husband knows he doesn't have to fight for me...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Bbycswt1 Bbycswt1 26-30, F Mar 4

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