The more prevalent it became, the more negative its connotations. With just my student overdraft as my budget, I decided to make a documentary exploring how this piece of language had evolved, and speak to people both gay and straight to see how they felt aboutthe word taking on a negative meaning. Some gay people I spoke to were content with the word evolving, while there were straight people who were outraged. Younger people, whom we might have expected to have more awareness of what it means to identify as gay because of media coverage, were often the demographic defending the negative use of this word. Many older people I spoke to felt strongly that it should it not be allowed to be used negatively. The language we use, consciously or subconsciously, can reflect our feelings towards minorities.
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The Law recently passed in Russia banning the progaganda among minors of non-traditional sexual relations has evoked hysterical responses from liberal media. A boycott of the Winter Olympics has even been discussed. However, as we can see from the commentary over left by ordinary Americans under the article, Mutko: Anti-gay law won't infringe on Olympics Yahoo! News , there are other, very different opinions out there. What colors should those who support Russia on this issue paint their fingernails? Why do Gays feel the need to force everyone to accept their lifestyle? People in the West need to understand that much of the rest of the world thinks differently about "morals".
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In secret hideaways and temporary homes, LGBT refugees are being forced — once again — to hide their true selves instead of walking out into the world with pride. Kenya has become a safe haven for those fleeing war and famine in neighbouring states. But in secret hideaways and temporary homes, LGBT refugees are being forced — once again — to hide their true selves instead of walking out into the world with pride. They take turns cooking, cleaning.
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