All Men Created Equal

LGBT Rights

Abbigail Taylor

My name is Abby Taylor and this flyer was created as a part of a school project to inform people about LGBT rights. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

Dscrimination and Right denial.

*The discrimination of LGBT’s has caused 15-45 percent of gays and a staggering 90% of trans genders to lose their jobs due to harassment and or mistreatment.

* " Colin Collette, a music minister for 17 years, was fired from a Chicago - area parish after posting on Facebook about his engagement to his longtime partner William Nifong” (Shine).

How Old Are you Again.....and Why is your Skin That Color?

* According to “Health Day” the study included 245 white and Hispanic LGBT young adults, aged 21 to 25, in California who were open about their sexual orientation.

* “Along with four percent of Hispanics, 4.3 percent of Asians and 3.2 percent of Caucasians” (Anderson).

Woah That’s a Big Number!

* “At least 71,165, probably more” (Desilver). This was the number of LGBT members that were open about their sexuality in 2013.

Family Complications and Successfulness

* According to Ruffner and Ryan “In 2012, 11,000 children were reported to live with gay parents.”

* Ruffner and Ryan also reported that ⅓ of agencies would reject a gay or lesbian adoption applicant.

Praise God or Something like That.

* “At least 17 U.S church employees have been fired, resigned, refused to renew restrictive contracts, or had job offers rescinded over LGBT related employment disputes this year”(Shine).

* “Catholic lay people are finding the actions of the church leaders to be morally unjustified and are increasingly standing beside fired church workers”(Shine).

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* “In New York City, 22,000 people are expected to join the march over a 2-mile route, and more than 2 million people are expected to visit throughout the day”(Robinson).

* “New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be walking the parade - after officiating a same-sex wedding ceremony for the first time”(Robinson).

Help is On the Way

* “They face a lot of harassment and violence in big, large schools, and that's why we have the Harvey Milk High School. It provides a smaller, safer environment where they can learn”(Pino).

* “Inspiring and empowering LGBT youth by connecting them with successful LGBT professionals in their community”(LiveOutLoud).

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