Homosexuality

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Nana Osei-Mensah
UBE 496
Jodi Stelley
Homophobia

Homosexuals are individuals who prefer having affairs with someone of the same sex as them. In America homosexuality is frowned upon by many people especially people in the Church and individuals who believe in only heterosexual relationships. Back in the day homosexuality was frowned upon to the highest extent people viewed it as a disease. In other countries if anyone was found in any homosexual activities the punishment would be death. I know in Jamaica they have a cliff where they hang individuals who are gay or accused in homosexual activities. Other countries individuals are stoned to death. But now as times have changed many people are becoming open to the homosexual culture especially in the united states. Many people still frown upon though. In the united states the only states to legalize gay marriage are Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont. The rest either banned it or haven’t taken it into consideration.

Even though in the new millennium more homosexuals are opened about their gender many people are still condemned because of it. Eddie bishop long is a famous preacher in Atlanta who was recently accused of having sexual relationship which tow males that attended the church. People are appalled by this because he’s a pastor and secondly if these allegations are true he’s going against what he preaches. In the bible homosexual activities are viewed as a sin. Personally if he did have relations with these boys that’s his business but he shouldn’t be preaching about one thing then doing another, because then you become hypocritically. He has been protesting on a national ban for same sex marriage. He’s not the first person who is like a godly figure to be accused of having sexual relations with men. I guess because they are people of high stature its looked down upon because they are preaching about what thing then doing another.

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