Sexuality And Life

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Sexuality and Life In our world today, there is a variety of choices that you can make in life, such as what clothes you want to wear, what school you want to attend, what you want to do in your free time, and the list goes on. The point I am trying to get across, in the category of sexual preference, is a choice that people decide on in ones' life. It could be attraction to a persons nationality, their appearance, personality, or in some cases, attraction to the same sex. All of these examples that I have mentioned are all choices that humans make in life, but I have just named a few.

On the sixteenth of April, our class was fortunate to have three guest speakers come in and talk about their life growing up. In one case, the person grew up liking the opposite sex, but in the other two cases, liking the same sex.

The three guest speakers that we had in class were two males named Richard and Larry and the female's name was Susan. They have informed me with information that I probably would have never heard about if I did not take this class. They informed me about an organization called PFLAG. PFLAG is an organization that meets once a month at local church in Anaheim, California and they have a discussion and optional testimonies from personal experiences about same sex relationships. The organization is not just made up with gay and lesbians, but from what I was informed, anyone can join and listen to a meeting. PFLAG stands for Parents, Families/ friends, Lesbians, and Gays. All three of our guest speakers are part of this organization.

Richard is a 49-year-old male that was raised in Philadelphia and is a...