Human Rights Campaign

Searching for the Rights for the LGBTQ Community

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The Problem

You could ask a ton of people, and they’d all likely agree that people in America are equal. That’s a huge part of the problem. When people refuse to realize that a country has problems that should be fixed, it often leads to making matters worse, especially for a certain group of people. It’s not even just one country; people around the world are oppressed, and for what? Mostly, it’s because people want to be who they are, and express themselves in ways that “distort” or “corrupt” precious tradition. One of the largest collection of oppressed peoples banding together to make a difference is the LGBTQ community.

Many, many conservative individuals of America are disgusted with the fact that there are people who want to have their rights and try to lead their life as an accepted and successful citizen of America, or any country for that matter. That’s probably because they’re gay and ruining God’s perfect plan for America. Haha? America was built to be a country without a set religion—ask our founding fathers. In addition, the LGBTQ community was built to support more than only gay individuals. The letters each stand for something different, of course: people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and any other queer person (queer being anything aside from the “social norm”, i.e. people who are asexual, pansexual, agender, etc). Many people are sure this is a phase the world is going to—that this is all a trend, that it’ll fade in time, and they just need to keep the word of God in this and they will all realize their “folly”. The organization wants to be realized as just a group of countless people that want to be accepted and given justice. We are people and we want the rights everyone has been promised.

Facts and Statistics

-Their logo is to represent the equality they want.

-The organization has its own magazine.

-The Mission Statement is, “The Human Rights Campaign is organized and will be operated for the promotion of the social welfare of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.”

With such a campaign becoming important, now:

  • 75% of LGBTQ youth say that most of their peers do not have a problem with their identity.

  • 9 in 10 LGBTQ youth say they are out to their close friends.

  • 58% of LGBTQ youth say the community in which they live is more accepting of LGBTQ.