Same Sex Marriage

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Xylina Groos
04-30-13
Same Sex Marriage
What is marriage? Marriage is when two people love eachother and want to spend the rest of their lives together. So if that is what marriage means does that mean two people of the same sex can get married and live happily together just as an opposite-sex marriage can. Well people have different views on this topic, whether its stereotyping, religious, or because it’s the law. Everyone has a right to their own opinion but does that mean they can tell two people of the same sex they can’t get married just because they don’t like it or it offends them? Doesn’t everyone deserve happiness and be able to live their life with the person they love? First, discrimination is one of the reason gays don’t marry or even want to come out of the closet. Even though gays are a lot more tolerated than it use to be 10 years ago doesn’t mean everyone accepts it. Gays are discriminated against everyday even now, sometimes it even effects their lives. People wont hire them, they are rejected an education, or they cant adopt, or they don’t get into sports because their teamates wont feel comfortible playing with them. This doesn’t make sence though, doesn’t the law say that all men are equal, so why cant gays do everything straight can do without being disciminated against. Shouldn’t they be able to work in the same invironment as their fellow straight co-workers without being in more risk of getting fired. Go to school and get an education without getting a bad grades just because of their sexual orientation, or play the sport they love wihought feeling like they will just be laughed at or unexccepted. Also just because they are gay does that mean they are unequipped to raise a child? Straight couples have kids that turn out gay so that doesn’t necessarly mean just because a child is raised by gay parents the child will come out gay also. Some people say gays should not be able to marry because they cannot reproduce and have kids but...
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