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Gay Marriage Essay

1035 words - 5 pages

Alexander Hoang
HA 96F
Love is Not All You Need

Everyone is a stranger when they meet another person. There are different forms of relationships in humanity, because people need each other to thrive. There are three basic Greek words that describe love that every human goes through. Storge is the first relationship we experience, as it is synonymous to the love as children we have with our parents. The next form of love is created when we know another person on a personal level, which is philia. Last there is the most intimate and highest form of love, which is éros, it is a love that is experienced between two people sexually. This type of love is displayed during a couple’s ...view middle of the document...

0 (P = 10(-5), indicating a statistical confidence level of more than 99 percent that at least one subtype of male sexual orientation is genetically influenced.” Lod score is the method of linkage distance to examine how the births are linked to the element of the study, which was homosexuality. By this study I observed with the idea that sexuality is presumed by a choice is false. Punishing someone for an aspect of their life that they can’t control is an unethical statement in its nature.
This discrimination against sexual orientation affects not only the mental health of homosexuals, but also it affects their financial income as well. These people have to hide their sexual orientation to earn a position for a job, yet heterosexual people who are unqualified and undertrained may easily get a job because they are considered normal. As Americans we have overcome hardships of racism, gender and financial background so why does being homosexual still have no voice in the market world today? The homosexual applicants of PT&T (Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company) were affected by the company’s discrimination against homosexuality. The outcome of the Gay Law Students Assn. v. Pacific Tel. & Tel. Co., 595 P. 2d 592 - Cal: Supreme Court 1979 was that the favor of the alleged policy was reversed and the applicants are affirmed. These cases are causing the government to look at a lot of companies and seeing if the companies are violating these rights for other homosexual applicants or workers. If we were to legalize same sex marriage these applicants wouldn’t be discriminated because of the commonality of employees of the same sex. People could express themselves without much worry of discrimination in the workplace.
How does same-sex marriage helps financial gain to our states? Throughout The Cost of Gay Marriage – In Dollar and Cents the article makes good points on how the legalization of same-sex marriage will help benefit the government financially. “…Income taxes are generally higher...

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