Should homosexual ideas be taught in school ?

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Nowadays, homosexuality is becoming more and more popular in the society.

According to some experts, homosexuals are born homosexuals, and they do not have the

choice. Because of this, these people should not be discriminated since it is not their will to

be homosexual. However, not many people understand this idea, and they should be

educated so that they have some knowledges about this subject. Thus, a course is needed to

be set up in the school to educate students. There are three main purposes of the course

which show the importance of teaching students homosexual ideas.

The first and primary purpose of the course is to educate those people who have no

knowledge about homosexuality. Homosexuality is a very hot topic in the modern world, and

people should not be unaware of it. They should not be ignorant to something that happen in

their surroundings. Regardless of the subject, people should always learn more new things,

as this is one of our goals of living.

To learn about homosexuality, for example, is just as

important as to learn history. It just enriches one's knowledge, and the one who benefits is

himself. For this reason, setting up a homosexual course is surely advantageous.

Beside the contribution of knowledges, a homosexual course can also prevent people

from misunderstanding homosexuality. There are many people in the society who do not

really comprehend the nature of homosexuality; therefore, they make fun and discriminate the

homosexualists. This is an unhealthy condition. The solution of this is to set up a

homosexual course in the school so that people can learn to make allowances for the

problems of the homosexualists. This is very important because in the modern society,

equality is a major premise. Racism, sexism, and the discrimination of people should be...