Should the homosexual person be respected
and what are the reasons to respect them?
Homosexuality has been a source of steady conflict among many organizations in today’s society. More and more people are discussing, debating and analyzing this topic. But the question that many people always wonder is: “should homosexual people be respected in our normal lives?” This topic has many opposite ideas; some are for, and some are against. This topic is all about sexual identity. “A gender identity is the way in which an individual identifies with a gender category, for example, as being either a man or a woman, or in some cases being neither, which can be distinct from biological sex.” (“Gender identity”, 2011.) Engelska stated that the homosexual person should be respected for whom they are, not for how they attract to one another because they are all human being, and they have the right to do whatever they want as long as it’s not harmful to others except other people just don’t like them and put their hatred on them (2009.)
The Declaration of Independence states: “we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights. Those words are written more than two hundred years ago, and to this day, people still believe in the importance of equality” (Lux, 2011.) All people are equal no matter what their national, race, religion, language, status or gender. But now there is another form of discrimination that is towards those of other sexual orientations, such as those who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Discrimination, under any circumstances, is morally wrong, and discrimination based on sexual orientation needs to be addressed. Homosexual persons have rights just like other people in the world, and one right that every homosexual person is entitled to is the right to marry, and they need something called “Human Rights”. Should those people be respected? Or just because of their...