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Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex Marriage Same-sex marriage is something that many people have a strong opinion about. From the essay “What’s Wrong with Gay Marriage?” by Katha Pollitt, she states, “Gay marriage-it’s not about sex, its about the separation of church and state.” (572) In the very beginning of this essay though, Pollitt asks, “Will someone please explain to me how permitting gays and lesbians to marry threatens the institution of marriage?” (570) This concludes that Katha Pollitt obviously has the mind-set...

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Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage "Each individual's journey through life is unique. Some will make this journey alone, others in loving relationships- maybe in marriage or other forms of commitment. We need to ponder our own choices and try to understand the choices of others. Love has many shapes and colors and is not finite. It can not be measured or defined in terms of sexual orientation." (From the Statement of Affirmation and Reconciliation by the Quaker Meeting in Aotearoa, New Zealand.) Even though...

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Same-Sex Marriage in America

Same-sex marriage in America The idea of legalizing same-sex marriage is a hotly contested subject in America today. Similar to women’s equal rights and civil rights for African-American’s, equal rights for homosexuals is having a tough time being accepted by American government and by American society. I feel that equal rights for gays and lesbians should be a policy adopted by the American government. These equal rights would include all the same rights given to heterosexual couples such...

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Same Sex Marriage

Same Sex Marriages in the Philippines (Affrmative) Same Sex Marriages in the Philippines (Affrmative) DEBATE BRIEF Good afternoon, classmates. Resolved: Same sex marriages should be legalized in the Philippines. Let me start with a quote. If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work:  "Hello.  Can't work today, still queer." That was by Robin Tyler. Instead of saying hey, I’m pulling off a sickie today, you say hey, sorry if I can’t go to work—I’m still gay. Can you imagine that...

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Same Sex Marriage

Biological Sex-Marriage: “An Alteration to Humanity” Submitted by: Ellicia Jiona Candelaria Submitted to: Mrs. Joan Bataclan ABSTRACT Biological Sex-Marriage: “An Alteration to Humanity” This study describes the advantages and also the disadvantages of couples of the same sex being married. It aims to explore how it affects the society and most importantly the church. Same-sex marriage, popularly known as gay marriage, is a socially or legally reorganized wedlock between two persons of similar...

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Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Gay Marriage Page 1 Same Sex Marriage Should it be Yetta Woolridge Instructor: David Strand Class: SOC 120 November 20, 2011 Gay Marriage Page 2 There are many states nationwide including New York which has just voted for gay rights for same sex marriages to become legal and has been recognized as a civil right issue. Most marriages are normal between man and woman but since then it has been becoming an abnormal situation between same-sex marriages and it has become an epic dermic in...

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Affirmation Same Sex Marriage

Senator Ed Murray as his state became the 7th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Washington had joined six other states- Connecticut, Iowa, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts- in legalizing same-sex marriage. Now, marriage for gay and lesbian couples is also legal in Washington, D.C. Isn’t it time that Florida became one of those states? Ladies and gentlemen of Congress, what we NEED is a bill to legalize gay marriage in our state. First point: Society is slowly becoming more liberal...

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Same Sex Marriage

___________________ SAME SEX MARRIAGE The first idea that springs to mind whenever I see a couple of the same gender walking, eating and living together in one roof would be the idea of same sex relationship. To make the preposition clear, establishment of the terminology is of primary importance. As defined, same-sex marriage also called gay marriage is a legally or socially recognized marriage between two persons of their biological sex or social gender. Since 2001, ten countries and various...

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Anti Same Sex-Marriages

Same-Sex Marriages There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is homosexual marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights. Those of morals, family values and religion; and those of equality, constitutionality, and right to privacy. A battle has been in progress for years over whether equal rights and equal protection against discrimination should...

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Same-Sex Marriages

Oswaldo Garcia 11/21/2011 English Composition II (ENGL 1312) Same-sex marriages should be allowed in the U.S. Strawman | Same-sex marriages should be allowed in the U.S. In the progression of American society, America has learned to overcome many challenges that include: slavery, women suffrage, and segregation. For homosexual couples, the current struggle in our society is for the right to marry for homosexual couples. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry because it is a fair unity...

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