Essays Tagged: "Gay Lesbian and Bisexual"

A character anylsis of Al Condraj from the book "Parsely Garden."

Parsley GardenThe qualities of carelessness and anger can be just as destructive as excessive pride. In Parsley Garden, Al Condraj has made many ... e to his self-pride. In fact, his arrogance has gone straight to his head; Al thinks he is so great and is always right. Unfortunately, due to this absurd thinking, he makes many errors in judgment an ... stealing it. Because he is so arrogant, he automatically assumes he is the best thief in the world and that he would never get caught. However, even after getting caught the first time, Al goes back ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lesbianism...why are you afraid of it?

anything about it. Therefore this whole assignment will be discussing on the true facts of being a lesbian.Lesbian refers to a woman whose primary emotional and sexual relationships are with other wo ... oman whose primary emotional and sexual relationships are with other women. The meaning of the term lesbian is neither fixed nor permanent but has undergone and will continue to undergo redefinition o ...

(1 pages) 176 11 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The importance of school pride and its influence on students.

erous places within school life such as: participation in spirit activities, wearing school colors, and representing one's school through team sports.As though student involvement was not important en ... time to countless activities including: spirit week, rallies, red ribbon week, Homecoming, Snack stands, etc. Parental contributions are seen in many aspects of student life, not only in the home but ...

(2 pages) 72 3 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Are homosexual people ostracized in the contemporary life of Brisbane and does this cause social segregation between gay and straight people?

LITERATURE REVIEW1.0The 60's revolution of gay movements assisted a new era to form for sexuality so that Gunnison's dream could come true; tha ... respectable heterosexuals' (Duberman, 1993, p16). Duberman uses anecdotes to portray the endeavors gay society went through to be permitted political acceptance for their social preference, and in th ... t also against their low self esteem and personal judgments upon themselves (Duberman, 1993, p3-4). Gay people were viewed the same manner as witches of old times were (Duberman, 1993, p14).while the ...

(15 pages) 109 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Homosexual Adoptions.

oned, "all couples", that is also included homosexual couples.Tran/2Acknowledging that lesbians and gay men can be good parents, the huge majority of states no longer refuse guardianship or visitation ... hild. All of the inquiry up to the present moment has arrived to the same palpable conclusion about gay parenting: the children of homosexual parents mature as successfully as the children of heterose ...

(5 pages) 305 2 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The concept of pride through the eyes of average adults.

When I first think of a word, the word "pride" comes to mind. It is defined as a feeling of honor and self-respect; a sense of personal worth. As you might know or will learn in time, pride is a ver ... might know or will learn in time, pride is a very powerful and dominating emotion that occurs over and over throughout the course of a lifetime. There are several characteristics of pride.For one, I ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How do television show portray homosexual men and women?

There are several ways in which gays and lesbians are portrayed on television, many if which, arguably, create problems both for the ... rgely confined to the cinema.The portrayal of homosexual characters on television is complex in the gayness is, essentially, invisible. Therefore, it is difficult to identify gay or lesbian characters ... icult to identify gay or lesbian characters. As a consequence of this, program has adopted signs of gayness in order to portray characters' sexualities as quickly as possible. Such signs include certa ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Homosexuality from a Sociological Perspective

ey act upon them.I've learned that many homosexuals claim that they have no more choice in becoming gay than heterosexuals did in being straight. I've learned that a gene or set of genes could predisp ... condemnation and punishment of homosexuals and strained, difficult relations betweens straights and gays.I would like to clear up one issue if you have time... the difference between deviance and sin ...

(4 pages) 145 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Is Gay OK?

classrooms. In fact, in school, it is an everyday experience. I, for one, have many friends who are gays. And I respect them for it. But the issue I'll try to tackle here is, "Is gay ok?"Before we can ... , "Is gay ok?"Before we can really delve deeper into the intricacies of the undecipherable world of gays and lesbians I believe we have to dig science on the question as to why there are homosexuals.S ...

(2 pages) 72 4 2.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Life of a Homosexual

olmates do not accept them for who they are. Instead, they are being taunted and harassed everyday. Gay teens are addressed with names such as; "fag" "queer" and "dyke." Many times they are beaten up ... beaten up verbally, mentally, or even physically. Since schools rarely have group organizations for gay students to go to for help, gay teens feel that there is no one to turn to for their problems. T ...

(4 pages) 50 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Gay and Lesbian marriage

Gay and Lesbian MarriageGay and lesbian marriage is most likely the largest controversy that has bee ... ould we judge it.A famous quote that comes to mind is "whoever hath no sins throw the first stone." Gay and lesbian marriage is vastly misunderstood. It seems that when people do not understand someth ... they will learn their own lessons. Not a lesson others try to force on them. Chris Rock once said, "Gay and Lesbian couples have every right to be just as miserable when married as straight people."In ...

(2 pages) 56 3 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Homosexual Adoptions.

nd passing the anti-homosexual adoption law, besides theirown personal biases behind homosexuality. Gay and lesbianpeople have searched for reasoning behind the law and haveonly found that there are n ... are no REAL reasons. First of all, there havenot been any studies done and proved that children of gay orlesbian parents are disadvantaged in any significant respectrelative to children of heterosexu ...

(7 pages) 126 0 3.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Have Chinese perceptions towards Homosexuality become more or less conservative?

high so it is suggested that men see a lack of desire for women as impotence. More recently a small gay subculture has emerged in some major cities and homosexuality is widely ignored by the police wh ...

(4 pages) 56 3 3.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This Crazy Little Thing Called Hate.

ry day after school - walking to our cars to go home. The two guys we were with also happened to be gay, and you'll know why that is important in a moment. We were just about at the parking lot when a ... y people around when it happened. No one tried to stop them. It was considered okay because we were gay. They physically beat the four of us because of who we are. It's no wonder so many people are af ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gay Rights

When people think of gay rights they think that homosexual people want to have special rights, rights that heterosexuals ... rosexuals, nothing more, and nothing less. Homosexuals are a growing minority with nearly a million gays and lesbians identifying themselves as members of same-sex couples in the 2000 census. But the ... rovide an opportunity for single homosexuals to identify their sexual orientation, and didn't count gay couples who live apart (Mason 1). There are no legitimate reasons why homosexuals should not hav ...

(6 pages) 108 2 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Gay & Lesbian Lifestyle

t, there are similarities in everyone's. Whether you are white or black, short or tall, straight or gay, the daily routine is the same. The similarities in leading a homosexual life versus a heterosex ... ociety, nobody looks at you as you walk down the street holding hands with you partner. If you were gay, would you be looked at the same? Chances are, you would not be, but the feelings that are insid ...

(2 pages) 9 0 4.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Freidman, Richard C. M.D. Male Homosexuality.New York: Vail-Ballou Press, 1988 Leyland, Winston ED. Gay Roots.California: Gay Sunshine Press Inc, 1991 Drezen, Richard. "The Gay Rights Movement." ... ard. "The Gay Rights Movement." Library Journal. May 2001: 110 Blum, Deborah. "What Made Troy Gay?" SIRS, Human Relations. (1999) 82-86 Khan, Suring. "Homosexual Healing" SIRS, Human ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Homosexuals In The Military

Your Name Enter Your Professor's Name Here Enter Your Course Number Here The Gay Way is Paved Homosexuals are paving the way into combat and like a top secret agent their doing ... ange was out of the question.The previous regulation on homosexuality did not leave much leeway for gays in the military. Admittance would often end up with dishonorable discharges in lieu of non-judi ... rom the military.Once the executive order was signed, it helped to ease some of the harassment that gay service members were experiencing. This was by no means the end of discrimination within the mil ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Causes of Marriage

e, in general, causes of marriage can be gathered in three main causes; people can not live single-handedly, they marry to share some individual feelings and to help each other financially and morally ... seek for the right half part of them for their entire life. This is a fact throughout the history, and most of legends reveal this thesis correctly; like Ferhat & Sirin, Leyla & Mecnun and so ...

(2 pages) 40 2 2.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing