Family: Now and Before

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Family: Now And Before "Ry is simply a name that her mothers liked …" "Many same-sex couples who were married" These quotes show the familiar and wide common people characters of contemporary life. Life has changed. At least, it is not the same life like fifty or sixty years before. Many reasons and motives led to huge and unusual changes in the human life, especially the American family life. Mainly, these changes came as a result of the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement and the anti-gay legislation including legalities of marriage and adoption. Yet, regardless the causes, changes took place and one should be realistic and inspect the results, to keep the good and leave the bad. Stability, post World War…show more content…
On one hand, thousands and thousands were killed. Thousands and thousands of women were widowed. Kids were orphaned. Also, it was a waste of money. On the other hand, it made people more aware about there rights and close to each others. It brought all people, regardless their races, together against the war. The war that USA lost and got bad economic and social consequences. People rejected Draft and arranged anti-government protests. They started to ask for the rights of other races, minorities, and women. Some others were calling for rights of LGBTI (Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex)! All these factors led to issue the civil rights act as a response for most of the demands of the protesters. These rapid events were accompanied with many major social changes that affected the most vital structure of the society which is the family. Family unit got some impacts. Having the advantage from "civil rights act", kids began to leave their families houses as soon as they became 18 years old. Definitely, this meant pre-marital sex which was unusual before that period. So, the more freedom and liberty that one can get, the more concepts and ways of thinking will be resulted. One of those concepts that had the widest impact on the new type of family was the "same-sex rights" Actually; they overstepped all the ethics, traditions, and all divine rulings and teachings. LGBTI group were asking for what they called "their
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