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  • Lesbian Film
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    Whos a lesbian In the opening scene of Go Fish, directed by Rose Troche, a group of young girls discuss lesbianism within pop culture, as they joke and laugh about the possibilities of some famous personalities becoming homosexual. Filmed with an artistic eye, Go Fish is a film that invites audiences to view the lives of a handful of lesbians living together, and their quests to find happiness through love. Issues on dress, hair, and the occasional heterosexual fling are also dealt with. This mo...
  • Reported Hate Crimes Against Gays And Lesbians
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    Speech in the Gay Rights Convention Prejudice against homosexuals is like warfare, in which there is no shelter and everyone is involved. The problem with prejudice and hate crimes is that many people are unaware of what they are. Many people today are disgusted with the concept of slavery and racism towards blacks. But one notion that people fail to comprehend is that they are emulating the puritans straight laced beliefs and are prejudice against gays and lesbians. Many people are oblivious of...
  • Issue Of Gays In The Military
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    Gays in the Military The subject of Gays in the military has been debated over many times by many people. When dealing with whether or not gays should be allowed in the military the simple question of, Do they want to be in the military, must be answered. After this question is answered you can begin analyzing the problem. The answer to the question, Do gays want to be in the military, is an unquestioned yes. Gays would be proud and determined to protect this beautiful country in which we live. ...
  • Huston's Film Of Tennessee Williams Play
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    Historians have traced homosexual imagery to the very start of American cinema, with the Thomas Edison film The Gay Brothers (1895), directed by William Dickson, in which two men dance together. Female impersonators and women playing male roles, both fixtures in late-19th-century vaudeville and theater, began appearing in split- and one-reel films of the 1900's. Today this work can seem more overtly gay or lesbian than it did in its time, when the notion of homosexual desire was more strictly ta...
  • Study Of Gay And Lesbian Families
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    Homosexual Families: Counseling the New Generation of Families Table of Contents I. Introduction. 2 II. Societal Issues and Beliefs Facing Gay and Lesbian Parents. 4 . Research on the Family Environment in Gay and Lesbian Homes 6 IV. Implications for Training 9 V. Coping Strategies... 11 VI. General Critique of the Literature... 12 VII. Conclusions 14 V. Works Cited 15 Chapter 1 Introduction As years pass, fewer families fit the traditional family mold of mother, father, two children and a dog. ...
  • Dna Of 40 Pairs Of Gay Brothers
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    This article attempts to identify the biological causes of homosexuality. The article introduces the different ideas that many different scientists and psychologists have about the causes of homosexuality. One idea focuses on one of the most obscure features that distinguish the two sexes- how our inner ears respond to clicking sounds. The theory behind this idea was that hormone levels in the womb, rather than genetic or social factors, determine whether some people become gay or lesbian. To pr...
  • Gay And Lesbian Characters
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    The 1990's saw surge of gay characters in both television and movies. From Ellen Degeneres and her character Ellen Morgan coming out under much scrutiny on the TV show 'Ellen,' to Julia Roberts and Rupert Everett co medically playing off each other in the motion picture 'My Best Friend's Wedding. ' Sure, gays and lesbians have been around forever, especially in Hollywood. But never has there been a time to be more out. With the popularity of shows like Will and Grace, which feature leading gay c...
  • Homosexuality And Bisexuality With Sexual Behavior
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    Homophobia refers to a prejudicial belief that gay, lesbian, and bisexual people are threatening. They see them as sick, unnatural, immoral, or disgusting people that are inferior to heterosexuals and they deserve to be hated. Homophobia tends to occur on several distinct but joined levels. These levels are personal, interpersonal, institutional, and cultural. One of the main reasons why people tend to be prejudice against gay, lesbian, and bisexual are based on inaccurate stereotypes and lack o...
  • Kids From Gay And Lesbian Family
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    The Ongoing Struggle for a Family The most important thing in a family is that all the people in it love each other. This excerpt is from a childrens book, written by Lesley Newman, Called Heather Has Two Mommies. This story is intended to show kids that not everyones family is the same. Many reasons are given to dispute gay and lesbian parenting but all founded on some of the archaic beliefs that Hitler used to kill homosexuals during W.W. II, fear and prejudice! Although having children and be...
  • Gay People
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    The topic I picked is Homosexual people should have the right and the freedom like what straight people have in this world. I think this topic is very controversial because in the U.S. Most homosexual people especially males, get discriminated because of what they feel: having attractiveness to their same sex. Most people in the U.S. are str 8 and most people think that being gay or lesbian is wrong and it is not right to show it off and be proud of it. Another point why this topic is very contr...
  • Categories Of Gay And Lesbian Literature
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    While sexual difference may not exist between lesbians all other forms of difference do. These include differences of identity: race, class origins, employment status, age, religion, physical abilities - and while we may struggle against these differences within our individual 'spaces' they have a material and institutional reality that cannot be wished away What, to you, seems important about the terms gay and lesbian in literature? In the face of a homophobic society we need creative and criti...
  • Lesbian And Gay People
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    Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals Roles of Otherness in Dominant Culture Despite no visible differences such as those of ethnicity and race, homosexuals and bisexuals are still commonly defined as other in our society. Based soley on their sexual orientation, gays, lesbians, and bisexuals are continually targetted by intolerance, ignorance, and segregation because of their role as an other in the dominant culture. This otherness is a departure in characteristics and behavior from the range expressed...
  • Ones Biological Sexual Orientation And The Environment
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    In our progressive society we can talk about who we are, what we like and dislike. But when it comes to our sexual orientation especially if we are not heterosexual, we may find it difficult to talk about it freely, despite a fact that today there is a large number of gay communities, where you can meet people who have a lot in common with you and who might help you in your difficulties. Thirty years ago being gay or lesbian, was much harder than it is today. You could not see a homosexual perso...
  • Gay And Lesbian Farmers
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    Homophobia in America Homophobia continues in our society, urban and rural, which is apparent in Michael Lassell's poem "How to Watch Your Brother Die" and in Neil Miller's essay "In Search of Gay America: Ogilvie, Minnesota". What are homophobic people afraid of Do they know Knowledge and awareness of homosexuality is the best way to prevent homophobia. According to Religious tolerance. com "Homophobia has a variety of meanings, including hatred of homosexuality, hatred of homosexuals, fear of ...
  • American Civil Liberties Union From Gays
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    Do you think that special interest groups such as homosexuals, women, and other minorities need special constitutional amendments to protect them from discrimination Explain. Whenever this subject is brought up it usually brings a lot of controversy with it. I am one of many I am sure who is torn when it comes to discussing the rights of minority groups. Although I don't feel that any specific group deserves special protection over another group; I do feel that all groups of people deserve equal...
  • Prejudices Against The Gay Lesbian Community
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    Why is it that when a gay is exposed in the military, the country halts and pays full attention to the fact that a "queer" might be fighting for this great nation? And why is it that an entire state can be shocked by the community who's football team's star quarterback is a "fag?" Will it matter then if the soldier leads this country into battle as an integral part of the army? And will it matter then if that quarterback leads the team to the state championship? Most likely, it won't. On top of ...
  • First National Lesbian And Gay Television Series
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    1928. Radcliffe Hall wrote The Well of Loneliness, the first undisguised lesbian novel. 1933. The Nazis dissolved Magnus Hirschfeld's Scientific-Humanitarian Committee and destroyed its library. 1948. Alfred Kinsey published Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male which quoted figures that 4% of men identified themselves as exclusively homosexual, and 37% of men had enjoyed homosexual activities at least once... The Danish Lesbian and Gay group. the LBL, was formed by Axel Axgil, amongst others. 1950...
  • Clear Correlation Between Capitalism And Gay Identity
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    "Capitalism and Gay Identity", John D'Emilio Gays and lesbians have become increasingly accepted by society. There are many more gay communities, facilities, and organizations than ever before and the number is rising. When did gay activity evolve into a lifestyle? John D'Emilio pondered this very question when he formulated his essay, "Capitalism and Gay Identity". D'Emilio argues that the development of capitalism, and its free labor system, has allowed gays and lesbians to create a "homosexua...
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  • Gays Being
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    Groups inadequately represented by the Media One group I feel is inadequately presented by the media is gays. Only recently have gays been allowed to be portrayed on television programmes without huge uproar from the public and in the papers the fact that someone is gay is often used against them. When George Michael was found in L. A participating in gay intercourse there was scandal all over the newspapers. Would there have been as much media hype if he had been found with a woman? In televisi...

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