Essay on Same-sex Marriage and Homosexuals

Submitted By PanicandRaptor
Words: 358
Pages: 2

Gay Marriage
America; the first thing that should come to your mind is a nation of Equality and Peace. But it's not, is it? We live in a nation of racism, sexism, and homophobia. Homosexuals get the worst of all the unfair treatment. Homosexuals have been fighting for rights since the 1960's, maybe even before then, and yet today in 2013, those pleas for rights go unheard. I believe that we should allow same-sex marriage because banning it is unfair, marriage is about love, and marriage isn’t about reproduction.
Banning an issue doesn’t make it go away. The Constitution states that everyone deserves the same, equal rights, which includes homosexuals. Therefore, banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Making this issue illegal is also a form of discrimination. People who are homophobic ridicule, harass, and abuse homosexual citizens, and homosexual teens don’t want to go to school because they’re afraid of getting bullied and harassed. Homosexuals are trying to be themselves, but all they get is abuse and harassment.
The reason why people get married is pretty simple; love. Love has no gender. All homosexuals want is to be a part of each others’ families. No one has the right to judge another person on whom they love. Homosexuals are just as human as any of us, if not more, and if they get married, it won’t hurt anyone in anyway. Marriage cannot and should not be a heterosexual advantage.
If marriage is about reproduction, then infertile couples would not be