The same sex marriage has been widely debated in many countries for a long time. As homosexual marriage concerns basic morality and human rights, it becomes an important issue. Although many people are against the legalization of same sex marriage, in my opinion, the same sex marriage should be sanctioned and legalized.
Firstly, being a homosexual is not an option. Homosexuality is an unalterable aspect of gay people’s identity. It is biologically determined. Thus, it is so unfair if their marriages are not admitted. We do not own any rights to judge homosexuals as abnormal, nor do we hold any rights to forbid their love and marriage. However, there is now growing support for the belief that homosexuality is a malady and it can and should be cured. And many of these “cures” are revolve around psychological therapies. Nevertheless, as the American Psychological Association (APA), the world’s largest association of psychologists pointed out that “ Homosexuality is not a mental disorder and the APA opposes all portrayals of lesbian, gay and bisexual people as mentally ill and in need of treatment due to their sex orientation.”
Moreover, gay marriage is a civil right. Homosexual are “human beings born free and given bestowed equality and dignity” (Hillary Clinton, 2011). Besides, civil and political rights are defined as a class of right that protect individual’s freedom. Therefore, homosexual should have right to make marriage and access legal protections and benefits that come with marriage licenses as other straight couples. Nevertheless, many researches have demonstrated that there are many unjustified treatment for homosexual. For instance, some obligations and protections in the USA which are denied to homosexual: adoption rights, social security benefits, automatic inheritance. Therefore, to save human justice, same-sex couples should be allowed to publicly celebrate their commitment in the same way as heterosexual couples.
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