Sex, relationships and marriage are typically pretty big parts of our lives. Whether it is a man and a woman, two women or two men, falling in love and having a strong bond with another person is an unexplainable and wonderful part of life.
According to USA Today, “Right now, this country is deeply divided into two Americas, one where LGBT equality is nearly a reality and the other where LGBT people lack the most fundamental measures of equal citizenship.”
Gay rights are a huge issue in America right now. People are passionate about their religious views and personal views that either support or oppose gay rights makes it a constant argument that truly does not have a correct answer.
I am a straight male and my thoughts on gay rights are that if I am able to date whoever I want, and marry whoever I want than everyone else should be able to-do the same.
Two men or two women promising to love each other and stick by each other is not affecting my life, so I do not think that there is a problem with it.
I do feel that today is probably a rewarding time to be gay, because you are watching your rights open up and watching laws change and are seeing history change in front of you.
The Huffington Post speaks about how now is a good time to be gay, and said, “President Obama became the first U.S. president to announce his support of same-sex marriage. And one of the biggest rappers in the world, Jay-Z, said he’s got 99 problems and the gays ain’t one! Well, that wasn’t his official statement. I’m merely paraphrasing.”
Television shows have been covering gay relationships and have made entertainment more accepting to gays in general.
Ellen Page, the star of the popular movie “Juno” came out as a lesbian back in February at an LBGT event, and was praised for her bravery by many other stars via twitter. Anna Kendrick, star of the movie “Pitch Perfect,” tweeted “Mad mad mad mad mad mad crazy love and praise for @ellenpage today. Congrats to you, you light, talent and beauty.”
This is a prime example of today’s world respecting people for coming out because of how hard it must be with all of the people who are against gays.
The gay rights issue, in my opinion, is nothing more than people worrying too much about what others are doing.
I see no problem with homosexuals as they see no problem with heterosexuals. Straight people get to live their lives with no hatred or debate.
I think gays should be able to have the same respect.