Homophobia is Wrong Wrong Wrong

Monday, May 28, 2007

Homophobia is WRONG WRONG WRONG!!!!!
Category: Romance and Relationships

I read this on someone elses page and thought it should be shared. Maybe some of those ignorant bastards will think twice next time.

homophobia is wrong...

I hate how some people will mock gay, lesbian, or bisexual people. Also how they act like their a different species , or just the way they say gay or lesbian in the tone of their voice. It's everywhere. Or how some people will say all kick their ass if they touch me sexually or the "as long they don't hit on me I'm fine" For all they know their probably scared they'll like it. Lately people's dislike or hate has gotten to me, even though they think their joking it hurts. This has been a bulletin previously but I find it holds true with it's honesty.

I am the girl kicked out of her home because I confided in my mother that I am a lesbian.

I am the prostitute working the streets because nobody will hire a transsexual woman.

I am the sister who holds her gay brother tight through the painful, tear- filled nights.

We are the parents who buried our daughter long before her time.

I am the man who died alone in the hospital because they would not let my partner of twenty-seven years into the room.

I am the foster child who wakes up with nightmares of being taken away from the two fathers who are the only loving family I have ever had. I
wish they could adopt me.

I am one of the lucky ones, I guess. I survived the attack that left me in a coma for three weeks, and in another year I will probably be able to walk again.

I am not one of the lucky ones. I killed myself just weeks before graduating high school. It was simply too much to bear.

We are the couple who had the realtor hang up on us when she found out we wanted to rent a one-bedroom for two men.

I am the person who never knows which bathroom I should use if I want to avoid getting the management called on me.

I am the mother who is not allowed to even visit the children I bore, nursed, and raised. The court says I am an unfit mother because I now live with another woman.

I am the domestic-violence survivor who found the support system grow suddenly cold and distant when they found out my abusive partner is also a woman.

I am the domestic-violence survivor who has no support system to turn to because I am male.

I am the father who has never hugged his son because I grew up afraid to show affection to other men.

I am the home-economics teacher who always wanted to teach gym until someone told me that only lesbians do that.

I am the man who died when the paramedics stopped treating me as soon as they realized I was transsexual.

I am the person who feels guilty because I think I could be a much better person if I didn't have to always deal with society hating me.

I am the man who stopped attending church, not because I don't believe, but because they closed their doors to my kind.

I am the person who has to hide what this world needs most, love.

Currently reading :
Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry
By Evan Wolfson


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