Marriage Equality: The words are on everyone’s lips these days. Right now, our government is trying to decide if we should legalize gay marriage. To decide? Really? We need to debate this? Is this even a situation the government needs a hand in or needs to be wasting their time on? I personally think not!
Why is same sex marriage so important to our government? Why do they even have the time to focus on such things? Aren’t there about a millions other things they could be doing or improving on? I don’t see how same sex marriage is any more important than all the other crises’ we are facing these days. Yet, here we are once again, with our government not only putting its nose where it doesn’t belong but of course, focusing on the wrong issues, as usual.
Personally, I’m Bi-sexual and to even my own surprise, I ended up marring a man. I still love women and am very attracted to women, it’s something my husband and myself have in common. Haha. I’m not the wife getting onto him for looking at some chicks boobs because chances are, I pointed them out in the first place. (I’ll get to a point one day, promise)
Now, my husband on the other hand, is not Bi-sexual. For him, the thought or sight of men together is fairly sickening. (That’s ok, it’s totally cool if it doesn’t turn you on or if it isn’t for you) However, this doesn’t make him against gay marriage. Just because it isn’t for him or he prefers not to watch gay or Bi porn, doesn’t mean he thinks they shouldn’t be married. He feels everyone should have the right to suffer equally.
With that in mind: please tell me why it’s so important for people that don’t take interest in the same sex, to stop those who do? I don’t see the point. What does this topic matter to straight people? They aren’t trying to have sex with you. They aren’t forcing you to watch them hold hands or kiss. They aren’t handing out flyers to your kids to join the “club”. So what does it matter to you? Is it so far-fetched to think that two people of the same sex could love one another? After all, who could know a woman better than a woman or a man better than a man?
Therefore, I say if you’re against it because you simply don’t get it, aren’t turned on by it or even if it makes you a little nausea…..GET OVER IT! Stop paying so much attention to what others are doing! If it isn’t directly effecting you, then you have no reason to be worrying about it. Take your nose out of other people’s business and place it in your own. Maybe you should even consider a hobby or two, because if you have so little to do that you have the time to hate on or discriminate against others, you clearly need to get a life.
Has Martin Luther King, The Women’s rights movement, the over throw of slavery and things alike: not taught us our lessons? Are we still so unchanged, so selfish and thoughtless that we need to keep people from being happy? Are we still so revengeful and closed minded that we feel the need to vandalize the homes of same sex couples? Are we still so disgusting, that’d we’d go as far as attacking them in the street? You want to say no but the truth is that it’s happening everywhere. Bullying isn’t just for school kids anymore, it’s everywhere and we’re actually driving some of these people to kill themselves, all because we don’t like who they are.
This certainly isn’t the kind of behavior I want my children to learn. More than that, it’s something I want my children to never have to go through. It surprises me when I see parents, teachers and children who are worried and wondering why bullying is so bad. What is there to wonder over? This is what we’ve taught them. This is what our government has taught them. If you’re not the same, if you don’t live the same way or have the same views, then you’re doing it wrong. You’re looked at as a threat and one that they will do all it takes to stop. I guess I didn’t realize we were still living during Hitlers rein or the Salem Witch trials. I was unaware that we were still such closed minded bigots. It’s all just another thing to be ashamed of ourselves for.
I think the side I hate the most, is those who take religious standings. I myself am not religious, I don’t believe in heaven or hell, or god or any of that. I don’t have a problem with anyone who does, it’s your right to believe in or worship who ever you’d like. Though, it isn’t your right to judge others, to bully them or to stop them from being who they are. It isn’t your right to hate them or hold control over their lives because you think your way is better. It’s fine if you believe god is against it, that’s your right. You should simply not do it, if that’s how you feel. However, that doesn’t mean you should stop others who beliefs don’t match yours. If you do believe in god and that he’s against same sex marriage, then shouldn’t you also believe that he will take care of it? Meaning he doesn’t need you to do his dirt work, if God is real and he hates gays, then let him deal with it, when that time comes. If you’re afraid that you’ll go to hell because you looked the other way while two people of the same sex got married, then all I can say is that your god isn’t really all loving, is he. Personally, I wouldn’t want to go to heaven if I had to live with someone so judging and out of touch with his people but maybe that just me.
It’s time we let everyone be who they are. It’s time we stop judging others over their size, shape or sexual preference. You don’t have to like it, but you don’t have to stand in the way either. There should be no debate, no worry or stress over the subject of gay marriage because it’s not your business! It’s time we get our heads out of our asses because last time I checked, our asses are not hats! Let’s stop the ever growing movement of asshats and open ourselves to the acceptance of others for they who they are. After all, how can we ever expect to change the world, if we don’t first start by changing ourselves?