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677 wordsAlex knows that his family is unusual, to say nothing about his conception. In 1982, a family friend bicycled an oyster jar of his own sperm over to Bonnie's' [Tinker] house. [Bonnie] She administered the insemination herself. Alex [Tinker] considers Bonnie and Sara [Graham] his parents. But the father occasionally takes Alex -- along with his own children -- hiking or biking (Shapiro and Gregory 2). This example is a prime reason of unacceptable behavior carried on by same-sex partners in today...
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2,017 wordsMy aunt, who lives in Missouri, has had a loving partner for about four years. They are both lesbians and want to get married someday when the law allows. I asked them to send me a letter on some of their thoughts on same-sex marriage. Out of her four-page letter I pulled this reply out, "If two people of the same sex choose to make a life together I feel that they should have the same rights as a man and women would have once they are married, but the real kicker is... That a man and women can ...
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1,974 wordsIntroduction Within our society and the western hemisphere, it is believed that only a man and a woman should be allowed to participate in the sacred ritual of marriage. These beliefs are instilled through the socialization of society and family. Our society illustrates marriage through the media. Our family illustrates marriage by first hand experience. In a traditional family, we perceive a man and a woman as our parents. Traditionally, people marry with the expectation that reproduction will ...
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1,515 wordsSame-sex-marriage, and whether or not it should be allowed to exist in the United States is a topic that has caught and held the attention of many people of many different walks of life, from the highest head of the executive branch, to the many blue-collar citizens going to and from work everyday. There are some who say that it should be completely outlawed, that gays and lesbians should be denied all monetary and social benefits that might go along with marriage. There are others who believe t...
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821 wordsThe primary responsibility of any elected official is to operate in accordance with his or her constituency. They are thus obligated to do so, an obligation that at times forces the individual to act courageously, against outside pressures, to accomplish this task. When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom decided to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples in 2004, he did so with tremendous courage, against warnings of committing political suicide, and has subsequently ignited a modern struggle...
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1,108 wordsAn Argument Against Same Sex Marriage (1) We live in time when many socio-political policies in Western countries are being based on the principle of metaphysical insanity. The legalization of same-sex marriages in Americas progressive states, such as Massachusetts, can serve as a good example. People, who promote this practice, as such that help establishing social tolerance, do not understand the social function of marriage. The reason why men and women get married is to legitimize their sexua...
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2,422 wordsSame-sex Marriage: An Infringement on the Natural Order of Things Abstract The argument interposed by this paper is based not on the familiar religious and traditional conventions but rather on the ethical principles basic to all humanity -- - the natural and inherent functions and part of both the female and male person in the process of procreation which is the main and primary reason for the institution of marriage. The premise that same-sex marriage violates the naturalness and intrinsic nat...
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1,440 wordsSame Sex Marriage Same sex marriage is considered to be one of the most controversial and debated issue during the last two decades, extending its polemics beyond from societal to political level. The majority of gay and lesbian communities fight for same sex marriage arguing on the basis of their civil rights and ones of heterosexual couples. However, on the other hand same sex marriage is considered as a social deviation from middle class issues, and thus contradiction to just like everyone el...
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2,888 wordsA Case for Same-Sex Marriages During the last presidential election cycle in the United States, the issue of same-sex marriage became one of the most divisive and contentious political and moral issues in America. Many, particularly religious conservatives, believe that marriage can only be sanctioned by God if it takes place between a man and a woman. Others see same-sex marriages as a threat to the moral fiber of a nation and as a threat to the traditional family structure. On the other hand, ...
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547 words? If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their heads. ? - Leviticus 20: 13. ? Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: homosexual offenders... will not inherit the kingdom of God. ? - 1 Corinthians 6: 9 - 10. ? Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable. ? -Leviticus 18: 22. According to the Bible same-sex marriages would...
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1,094 wordsMax and his sweetheart have been together nearly five years, longer than a lot of people their age. Theyre good to each other: they call each other pet names, they quit smoking together, and their favorite activity is cooking. A year ago, they moved into their very own house. Its outside of the city, but it has a yard big enough for their two dogs to roam, and for them to spend quality time together. Once a friend asked Max how long-term gay relationships are different than the heterosexual kind...
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4,082 wordsThere are Gay-Marriages Gay Marriages There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is same-sex marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights including morals, family values and religion; and those of equality, constitutionality, and right to privacy. The aspect with the most relevance is constantly left up to debate is that homosexuals are gay due t...
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2,011 wordsHomophobia in America Homophobia continues in our society, urban and rural, which is apparent in Michael Lassell's poem How to Watch Your Brother Die and in Neil Millers essay In Search of Gay America: Ogilvie, Minnesota. What are homophobic people afraid of? Do they know? Knowledge and awareness of homosexuality is the best way to prevent homophobia. According to Religious tolerance. com Homophobia has a variety of meanings, including hatred of homosexuality, hatred of homosexuals, fear of gays...
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567 wordsSame-Sex Marriages (Should Same-Sex Marriages 11 / 23 / 98 Same-Sex Marriages (Should it be allowed? Should it involve children? )? If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their heads. ? - Leviticus 20: 13. ? Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: homosexual offenders... will not inherit the kingdom of God. ? - 1 Corinthians 6: 9 - 10. ? Do not...
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1,478 wordsMike M. Political Science 1 W 6 pm- 9 pm Legalization of Same Sex Marriages The argument over the legalization of same sex marriages is rapidly becoming one of the most vigorously advocated reform subjects in recent law review. Being gay and loving someone is not illegal, but uniting that couple in a legal marriage is rejected by most of society in this country. Each state has had to deal with legal issues concerning same sex marriages to some extent. Most supporters of the ban on gay marriages ...
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486 wordsLegalization of Same-Sex Marriages The right to marry should be a fundamental human right. Same sex marriages being legalized would make health coverage and other benefit plans available to gay and lesbian committed couples, it would allow the simple right to a minority to form a committed partnership with a loved one, as well as contribute to the public acceptance of same-sex relationships. Therefore, I feel that same-sex marriages should be recognized by the state. Marriage has become a lot mo...
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Today Society Man And A Woman
1,881 wordsSame-Sex Marriages? Alex knows that his family is unusual, to say nothing about his conception. In 1982, a family friend bicycled an oyster jar of his own sperm over to Bonnie's [Tinker] house. [Bonnie] She administered the insemination herself. Alex [Tinker] considers Bonnie and Sara [Graham] his parents. But the father occasionally takes Alexa long with his own children hiking or biking? (Shapiro and Gregory 2). This example is a prime reason of unacceptable behavior carried on by same-sex par...
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293 wordsSociety does not accept same sex marriages. There are various reasons for this. Many people feel that same sex marriages are not natural, and go against religious beliefs. Some people may be homophobic feel that gays and lesbians do not deserve to be united legally on paper, or under the blessings of God. Homosexuals want to marry for the same reason that heterosexuals have and there should be no reason why they are not allowed to. Marriage is much more than merely a commitment to love one anoth...
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