This text is about the day to day lives of the LGBT community, and since I am apart of this group I thought it would be an honor to write and find information about this topic. This text also contains a poem written by me, about a life of a me and my struggle with my sexuality.

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about LGBT? Is it being gay, or is it how it's a dangerous way to live. You might think, didn't the government just make a hate crime law and now they are able to marriage , but that's only in America. There are many countries that have laws against people who are apart of the LGBT community.

In the article “LGBT relationships are illegal in 74 countries research findings” by Siobhan Fenton, it says “In 13 countries being gay or bisexual is punishable by death” Siobhan Fentons confirms even though that there are laws established now; you can still be killed. This shows that the laws that were created to protect them are just for people in America and sometimes their not even safe. So is there something that we can to help them? I think that we should do more to help them in their day to day lives. Stated in the article by Anna Brown “5 key findings about LGBT Americans” “Americans are becoming more accepting in their views of LGBT people and homosexuality in general, and the number of people identifying as LGBT has grown in recent years.”. I think this is a great opportunity for everyone to get to know each other more than judging each other. In my opinion people who don't accept people who are apart of the LGBT community are just traditional and don't like the change of how people look at them and the people around them and that can be anti lgbt people. I've known several parents that don't want their kids to be gay lesbian or bi is not because they don't love them or disagree with what their sexual preference is. Its because their parents are looking out for them. Parents believe being against it and showing their kids that that is not the way will prevent them from future bullying to take place in their lives. Even though my parents said it was fine who I am and just be myself it's hard I get bullied for the weirdest things which does have a toll on me as a person because no one should be treated this way.

As the years gone past hated in the everlasting of life shown by violent people don't want to fight

Just want to love another like me in this everlasting life falling in a dark hole

Swallowed by hate eating what's left of my fate

Then take a leap and see the end of me

Laws were so post to protect but created broken walls for inhuman people to break through

Getting the run around which never ends everlasting road that never comes to an end

See the fear in my eyes as I hide in my closet disguised as everyone's standards but when i'm alone and i'm free from those who bind me in rustic chains that split right into my veins

What causes

 us to be hated as individuals we drown like an a boogie song and keep drowning as we try to get along all we want to do is love another day so love me as the person you once loved behind the door.




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