Monthly Archives: September 2012

Homonormativity

Imagine the perfect gay couple. They live together. They are not criticized by the public. They are not marginalized. They are accepted by their family. They are able to adopt not one, but maybe even two children. While most of … Continue reading

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Alison’s Emotion to Her Father’s Death

Throughout her account, Allison mentions her detachment about her father’s death. She claims that she was “numb” of all emotion after his death and perhaps even happy at times. While her actions are described as unusual and unordinary, we as … Continue reading

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The Importance of Gay Marriage for Homosexual Equality

As I mentioned in class when discussing the “who you love” component of Obama’s presidential speeches, it seems as though the promotion of gay marriage has become the central topic in politics of the LGBT community. While there are clearly … Continue reading

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Elimination of Personal Writing: The Result of Homophobia

                Peer revision is probably one of the most uncomfortable experiences for college students. When a student is new to an environment, he/she feels embarrassed about his/her writing. It is impossible to predict how … Continue reading

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