Essays Tagged: "Lesbian"

Gay and Lesbian Prejudice

Gay and Lesbian PrejudiceGay and lesbians should have the same right as every other American; after all this ... should have the same right as every other American; after all this is the land of the free. Gay and lesbian prejudice is an ongoing issue in communities, in the work place and unfortunately sometimes ... nd their pets."(6)Our schools are not a safe heaven for our children either. If a child is gay or a lesbian then they will be taunted because children do not like what they do not know. Life should no ...

(5 pages) 329 6 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Sexual Orientation Does Not Determine Parenting Abilities: A reaction paper supporting gays and lesbians parenting rights

Sexual Orientation Does Not Determine Parenting AbilitiesThe conception that lesbians and gay men may be parents is frequently perceived in today's society as impossible or immo ... men may be parents is frequently perceived in today's society as impossible or immoral. Gay men and lesbians are often viewed as excluded from having children because sexual reproduction is related to ... y controversial topic of gay parenting will be that of attempting to analyze the pro side. Gays and lesbians are human too and who is to say that they don't deserve equal rights in society. Society ha ...

(5 pages) 123 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Based on the poem "He Is More Than A Hero" written by Sappho. Talks about the author's sexuality

of the city had a striking similarity to a word which is given to homosexual women of modern times "Lesbian". It is also said that she was often surrounded by women who were her "students". Though thi ... nd making her "drip with sweat" whenever she sees her is enough to label her as being the "Greatest Lesbian Poet of Rome"

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Gender Identity Disorder

le who want a sex change. This book can say what ever it wants to but the author or authors are not lesbian or gay so they do not experience this. I do not agree with what this text says about this su ... d women are not that different. Maybe in the genitals but that is it. This chapter also talks about lesbians, gays, transsexuals, and sex changes. This is a very interesting chapter.II.►British ...

(4 pages) 230 4 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

"The Adoption Papers" by Jackie Kay.

with a strong commitment to radical politics. As Kay grew up she also began to identify herself as lesbian.Kay's writings reject easy platitudes and challenge readers to reject normative ideas of rac ...

(6 pages) 49 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Growing up gay.

I used to always want to hang out with the boys and be extra nice to the girls in my class. Being a lesbian in a traditional family is hard. Most people in society accept the fact that people are gay ... l with it, but when it happens in their own home they tend to show their true colors. Maybe being a lesbian is more than just about the outward appearance and not about who the person is or what their ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

An Appeal for the Rights of Homosexuals

There are many misconceptions about gay and lesbian people. From a purely scientific view, homosexuality is very natural. All animals, including ... information suggests that homosexuality is a way of life and is possibly genetic.Many people accuse lesbian, gay and bisexual people of flaunting their sexuality when they talk about their partner, ho ... friends or family?Many uneducated people believe that the majority of child molesters are gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. Actually, almost all studies show that over 90% of child molestation is comm ...

(5 pages) 133 3 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

African-American Lesbian Activist

Lesbians of color are most the often overlooked; they are shadowed by heterosexuals, males, and whit ... olor are most the often overlooked; they are shadowed by heterosexuals, males, and whites. Although lesbians of color have always been present in daily life and the feminist and equality movements, it ... resent in daily life and the feminist and equality movements, it was not until the late 1970s, that lesbians of color began to organize, writing biographies and compiling their own histories.Mandy Car ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Gay marriage: Same love, same privileges

ken from an ACLU fact sheet, the information suggests "not a single study has found the children or lesbian or gay parents to be disadvantaged of their parents' sexual orientation" (American). Some pe ... hy for children to grow up in this environment, on the other hand the ACLU reports "The children of lesbian and gay parents grow up as happy, health and well-adjusted as the children of hetero-sexual ...

(3 pages) 119 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

How has our postmodern situation changed our understanding or approach to ethics? Discuss in relation to feminism

loped a wide variety of approaches to ethics, including those labelled "feminine," "maternal," and "lesbian." Each of these approaches highlights the differences between men and women's situations. To ...

(8 pages) 108 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This Crazy Little Thing Called Hate.

ry scary thing and there is much too much of it in the world. I am an object of hate because I am a lesbian. I had a very scary incident a year ago that will haunt me for the rest of my life.I had a g ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Domestic Partner Benefits

d cooperating in the care and rearing of their own or adopted children." Despite this definition, a lesbian or gay couple or two heterosexuals living together with or without children is not the image ... s was something that was kept quiet and not accepted by society in general, whether it was a gay or lesbian couple or heterosexuals living together. In 1970, married couples with children comprised al ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


The word gay may be used to describe homosexuals and is most often applied to men, whereas the term lesbian is applied to homosexual women. A person who is attracted to both men and women is labeled b ... ls. Homosexuality is not synonymous with transsexuality. Homosexual men's sense of self is male and lesbian women's sense of self is female.

(1 pages) 41 0 1.0 Apr/2006

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

I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities (Audre Lorde) – A Critical Reflection Paper – Personal Review

exualities, provides a clear assessment of the traditional and contemporary difficulties that Black Lesbian Feminists have to deal with everyday. Lorde illustrates, for the reader, among her own perso ... among her own personal experiences and stories, the struggles that not only Black women, but Black lesbian women and gay men continuously live with. She explains that we should not try to become iden ...

(7 pages) 3741 2 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Do Gays And Lesbians Deserve The Same Rights

Do Gays and lesbians deserve the same rights? Many people can agree that gays and lesbians deserve the same righ ... ciety without legal, social, or political restrictions. Carmen Vasquez who is active in the gay and lesbian movement gives examples of people who were mistreated due to their preference choice, or bea ... r attitudes around him, even though he is gay Howard is always going to be Howard Brackett.Gays and Lesbians deserve the same rights as straight people. They shouldn't be judged because they are diffe ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Social Gender Gap

hug each other and even kiss each other on the cheek occasionally. Males might think that they are "lesbian" or weird but all they are doing is showing that they are good friends. However, men are the ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

No Exit

brought into a hideous sitting room to convey the idea of hell. Garcin an abusive hypocrite, Inez a lesbian murder, and Estelle a self absorbed , baby killer. All three chrachters are examples of peop ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Controversail Constitution

s of these would be; drug prohibition, capital punishment, women's rights, reproductive rights, and lesbian & gay rights. For years these laws and freedoms have been persecuted and praised at the ... contraceptives, abortions, and sex.One of the Biggest constitutional battles being fought today is lesbian and gay rights. There are many issues in this one issue such as family and relationship righ ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Different Daughters

nt stories. All of the stories are based on reactions to finding out that a daughter or sister is a lesbian, bisexual, or transsexual. The reactions vary from completely understanding to freaking out ... oups.This book was not written by just one woman, it is a collection of stories by mothers who have lesbian, bisexual, or transsexual daughters. There is even a story by the mother of the editor who p ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Discrimination against gays and lesbians article analysis

Discrimination against gays/lesbiansIssues dealing with anti-gay and lesbian problems are controversial in today's world and the ... oversial in today's world and the article Beyond High School: Heterosexuals' Self Reported anti-Gay/Lesbian Behaviors and Attitudes by Amy M. Rey proves it. In her article, Rey shows us a variety of s ... t research methods that have been done to understand the problem of discrimination against gays and lesbians. The author writes of her view that some of these studies lack further research. Rey create ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality