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Title: Anti-gay Hate Crimes in San Francisco
Research question: Is San Francisco Safe for Gay People?

Purpose: I will present the problem of anti-gay hate crimes in the SF Bay Area, and I will suggest some solutions to prevent or reduce the sexual prejudice, hate crimes and any discriminatory acts.

Introduction:
- I will present the problem of anti-gay hate crimes in the San Francisco Bay Area, which people recognize as one of the foremost liberal cities in the United States. I will also present its negative affect on society (e.g. gay teenagers' suicide). - I will first illustrate the gay community and the social acceptance briefly, and then, I will present the ongoing anti-gay hate crimes in the San Francisco Bay Area. I will point out that the presence of anti-gay hate crimes do not only show the discrimination against gay men and women but also suggest the prejudice against any minority groups in the Bay Area.

- Thesis: The anti-gay hate crimes in the San Francisco Bay Area have to be stopped in order to prove the social acceptability not only to the homosexual men/women but also any minority groups in the Bay Area.

- Purpose:
- Then, I will give some solutions (education in sexual orientations) to prevent or reduce the sexual prejudice, hate crimes and any discriminatory acts.

Body:
1. The causes of anti-gay prejudice and violence acts (People for the American Way, January, 2003). A. Gays as enemies of faith; religious logic of anti-gay hate act. (Christian Religious Rights. January, 2003.) ♦"Satan uses homosexuals as pawns and infects us with AIDS." (Christian Religious Right. 2/27/03) ♦Killing gay men to prevent or reduce the sexual prejudice, hate crimes and any discriminatory acts. are reasonable and honorable act. (Killing with Kindness: Jay Sekulow Live radio show, February 20, 2003) ♦"Gays are behind Hitler." (Hatecrime.org, Pat...
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