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Persuasive Essay On Lgbt Equality

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This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on two landmark, same-sex-marriage cases, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and paving the way for same-sex marriage in California with their decision on Proposition 8. According to CNN’s article said “The swift road to marriage equality has produced millions of conversations around the dinner table and water cooler on the freedom of every American to marry the person they love. It is these conversations that have changed minds. But while we've reached the tipping point on marriage, there's still a ways to go for full LGBT equality, like ending bullying in schools and workplace discrimination,”(CNN, 2013) Kevin Nix, a spokesman for the LGBT advocacy group, Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement…show more content…
Groups such as the Human Rights Campaign, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) in the United States and Stonewall and Outrage. in the United Kingdom—and dozens of the similar organizations in Europe and elsewhere began agitating for legal and social reforms. In addition, the transnational International Lesbian and Gay Association was founded in Coventry, England, in 1978. And in 1976, Gay rights demonstration at the Democratic National Convention occurred in New York because in the United States because Democratic party had some openly gay person in their part. And gay activists won support from the Democratic Party in 1980, when the party added to its platform nondiscrimination clause a plank including sexual orientation. Because encouraged gay men and women to enter the political arena as candidates. They have few first openly gay government officials in the U.S. And then this events makes gay people into the political situation which mean people who have hate for the gay are became more aggressive for them. And in 1993, ex President Bill Clinton enacts “ Don’t ask, dont’ tell” policy preventing gay from openly serving in the military. Under it, ask estimated 13,000 people
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