Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

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The focus of Homosexuality has been over all sorts of media, specifically starting in 2012. Finally, in 2015 same sex marriage was legalized in all fifty states. Many arguments have come around about if homosexuality is genetic or if its chosen. Many people think either way and there aren’t many people who are in between thinking that homosexuality is chosen or not. The song “Same Love” by Macklemore was released in 2015 when all of the media slowed down about homosexuality and after same sex marriage was legalized. So when Macklemore released this song more attention came to same sex marriage. This song makes a lot of points about how everyone should be okay with same sex marriage but there are bigger arguments present. Macklemore uses the lyrics in this song to talk about how homosexuality is genetic by pulling in personal experiences and how being gay is not the social normality. Macklemore refers to a “god” and Catholics not being okay with homosexuals repeatedly and talking about how being a homosexual can’t be fixed. The lyrics “The right wing conservatives think it’s a decision you can be cured with some treatment and religion” is a strong yet subtle part of the song. It is thrown in the middle of the intro of the song so you only pay attention to it if you look at the lyrics. By putting these lyrics into the song Macklemore talks about conservatives think that being a homosexual is a decision and that you you don’t choose to be a homosexual. Also, that if you went
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