+ Okay I just have been seeing a lot of hate in the news lately and want to say this:
I truly believe that homophobia and gay bashing is inherently wrong. Excluding any religious beliefs, there is absolutely no logical reason for homosexuals to be looked at and treated with such distaste.
And even though it can seem so hopeless now, I really do believe that people will come to realize that this behavior goes against all the morals they preach; I believe that one day my children or grandchildren or great grandchildren will be taught about this homophobic age to the same degree as racism or slavery or racial/religious/class prejudice. I have faith that they’ll learn about the Civil Rights Movement right alongside the Gay Rights Movement.
We are just living through it now. Do you think Martin Luther King Jr. lived in a world where he was accepted? Hell no. But his actions did so much to win rights for his people; to inspire people.
What our generation needs to realize is that this is our time now. It’s our job to make the changes we want to see for our people. This is the time in which we have to worry less about the backlash and more about our personal freedom; a freedom to express ourselves openly without fear. A freedom that I hope my future kin will be able to experience.
We are told we aren’t good enough or strong enough and we are oppressed for being who we are. I just want to say that I see the beauty in everything and everyone that they try to make ugly. And personally? I will spend my whole life fighting this ludicrous system if I have to. But I really hope I see the day when two guys can walk down the street holding hands without being yelled at, or two women getting married without being told they ruin the sanction of marriage.
Call me crazy, but I still have hope.