I see a lot of crap when I scan my news feed on Facebook, but today something struck me as just plain hurtful.
I know, it’s just Facebook and all, but the sad part is this is how a lot of people think. On and off of Facebook.
Okay, so getting to the point- a person (who isn’t actually a friend of mine on and off this social site) wrote a rather lengthy status update about homosexuals and how they don’t agree with it.
This is a very touchy subject that many people don’t discuss and don’t like or agree with, but it’s also one that many people are starting to accept.
Their status went on and on about something they saw on TV about an athlete coming out and what bothered me the most was (besides saying it was scary for children to be growing up in this world and other nonsense because of gays) that God still loves the homosexuals and that they will be forgiven.
Stop right there. I’m not a religious person anymore, but I will never stop anyone else from following whatever religion they want. That’s their decision and life! Same goes for lifestyles.
So homosexuals can or should be forgiven by a higher power? No. Gay people didn’t choose it (some people think it’s a chosen characteristic-from what I’ve heard from my gay friends it’s not actually, but what do I know?) and their romantic lifestyle is THEIR business. THEIR life. Period. No questions asked. If being with a partner of the same sex makes you happy then do it! It literally doesn’t hurt anybody.
I’m not gay, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to bash others for it because they’re different than me.
It’s saddening to see people think of being gay as sinful, wrong, dangerous, and whatever other hurtful words people use to describe it.
Since when is this world dangerous for just having gay citizens on it? I’m WAY more afraid of murderers, rapists, and drug lords.
But I try to remain open minded to other people’s opinions and thoughts because that’s what they are. That person’s own thought or opinion no matter if I agree or disagree with them. Everyone deserves to have their own. We should just try to realize the consequences of our words because once they’re said, they can’t be taken back. I’ve learned that the hard way many times and I’m still learning every day.
Be gay, be straight, be bisexual, be trisexual- who cares?!
But that’s just my OWN opinion.