Lgbtq In The Crucible

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There are various aspects of human nature of being LGBTQ. The word “LGBTQ” stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. Anyone is can be any of these, but it is just a matter if the world will accept it or not. While The Crucible explores the fear of human nature, the issue of being LGBTQ in contemporary society illustrates we are still faced with this fear through people not being able to be themselves, problems with family and society, and the stress that leads to bad outcomes. The Crucible and the LGBTQ rights movement have various factors in common for they are both movements. In The Crucible, the commission of witchcraft was a movement, just like LGBTQ is. Some people agree with both of the movements, and some people do not. For example, there is so …show more content…
In The Crucible, the characters are afraid of being themselves because if their character or personality shows any accidental sign of witchcraft, they will be penalized and will most likely be killed. A person that is LGBTQ usually is afraid of expressing who they really are for they feel they will not be accepted into society. People who are LGBTQ feel that if they come out and show who they really are, they will be “penalized”. In the article, “LGBT Rights”, the author writes, “We document and expose abuses based on sexual orientation and gender identity worldwide, including torture, killing and executions, arrests under unjust laws, unequal treatment, censorship, medical abuses, discrimination in health and jobs and housing, domestic violence, abuses against children, and denial of family rights and recognition.” This means that those kinds of people feel as if they have consequences for being who they really are. Both are examples that show that people are afraid of being who they really are because they worry about what society