James Soyemi.docx final reflection paper

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James Soyemi Human Sexuality Prof. Sullivan You’re Not From Around Here, Are You? : A Lesbian in Small-Town America Reflection Paper Everyone is entitled to the pursuit of happiness according to the United States Declaration of Independence. If being in a same-sex relationship makes two individuals happy, every state should support it in order to fulfill the obligations of the U.S. Constitution. In the memoir You’re Not from Around Here, Are You? , Louise A. Blum painted a vivid picture for readers about the hardships as well as the positive outcome of a pregnant woman in a lesbian relationship. Wellsboro, Pennsylvania is a small town, and when news of Louise and Connie’s relationship became public it was the talk of the whole community. They received anonymous phone calls and the paper published a full-page picture of them walking their dog up Pearl Street. Not everyone was critical about Louise and Connie’s relationship. The woman at the Supermarket welcomed them to the community and accepted their relationship. Although they couldn’t marry legally,
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course SOCIETY 0827 taught by Professor Profsullivan during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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