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Gay and Lesbian Rights Movements in America Samantha Medeiros Professor Gallagher March 29, 2011 P.AD201
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In the history of the United States there have been numerous different movement groups that have all stood for their own rights. As Americans we reserve that right to express our opinions and concerns to those above us. There have been countless groups that have been carried through the years and will always be infamous in the future to come. This is found to be true with women’s rights movements, and equal rights movements and many more. Over the years the gay rights movements have been publicized more and the pressure of legalizing gay marriage has been pressed. During most recent years the media has been publicizing gay rights and options for voting pro gay marriage. The amount of mass media is overwhelming to most Americans, which can leave their views a bit confused. The conflicting information that is available to the public lately can make it hard for an individual to pick their stance on gay rights. The gay and lesbian movements have been working towards equality for years. The earliest documentation of the first act towards gay and lesbian equality was back in 1924 in Chicago, IL to “combat the public prejudice,” (Katz). Over the years the Gay rights movements have made some tremendous strides. The Gay community has come from a taboo subject to becoming a rich culture in today’s society. It seems as though our culture is shifting to a more accepting society for those of all sexual orientation although there are still some areas we as a country could work on, gay marriage being one of them. The gay community has evolved greatly with our society and has affected so many different aspects of our culture in the US. Whether it is business, or the government it seems as though the gay community is still evolving. Over the years the acceptance of the gay community has increased immensely but not enough where the individuals are legally supported. Even though this is one thing the gay community is lacking there are 2
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many more different organizations that have sprouted to lend a helping hand to everyone that is a part of the gay community. A sector that has been a great supporter through the years would definitely be the non-profit sector. There are countless numbers of non-profit organizations all over the US, and more then a handful existing right here in Massachusetts. The HRC, or Human Rights Campaign, are a non-profit company that is in full support of the LGBT. They
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