Essay by paulkim246Junior High, 7th gradeA-, October 2014

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Paul Kim Ms. C & Ms. B

English Period 4

Equality and Discrimination is shown in many different ways in the world today. Equality is the quality state of being equal or state of having the same rights, social status, etc. Discrimination is the practice of unfairly treating a person or a group of people differently from other people or groups of people.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people also known as LGBT people don't have all the equal rights and opportunities as other people in society. Many LGBT people go through discrimination in employment, housing and in public places. They are deprived their freedom of expression and privacy. People that are Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender are discriminated against and they fight with inequality and discrimination every day.

Many lesbians, gays, and transgender people are treated unfairly. Most states in the US do not support the marriage or gays or lesbians and have laws that prevent gay marriage.

A police chief that was openly gay was recently fired according to the article written by the Human Rights Campaign. Chief Crystal Moore was fired by Mayor Bullard and many believe the reason she was fired was because she was openly gay. She served the people of Latta, SC for over 20 years and she is being fired because she is gay. This is clearly very racist and violates human rights.

There are 17 states that allow Same-sex marriage and 33 states that prohibit gay marriage. According to the Targeted News Service (TNS) Louisiana repealed "Crime Against Nature" laws. "Crime against Nature" laws states that adults engaged in oral or anal sex will be fined and be put in prison. This law basically means that it will not tolerate gays or lesbians. These laws create inequalities and also promotes discrimination against...