Employersin the United States should be prohibited against discriminating onhomosexual persons in the United States because sexual orientation ofan individual does not affect one’s performance. Since some statesin the United States condone have legalized homosexuality, it wouldbe unfair for the labors to fail in providing protection to affectedpersons. According to homosexuality oppositionist, employers claimthat they discriminate against the behaviors of homosexual persons,instead of specific individuals.
Justas women, the disabled, and African Americans have historicallyexperienced discrimination, homosexuals are often openly sacked ordeclined a work position because their orientation. For example,Greg’s employer terminated his employment contract as health careexpert after discovering that he was a homosexual (Pizer et al. 1).The government should create “special rights” rights that willprotect homosexuals from employment discrimination in case theirsexual orientation does not affect the service recipients. Greg’semployer alleged that he was not fit for treating male patients afterdiscovering that he was gay. However, Greg had no reputation ofmisconduct, thus the employer was discriminative (Graham 1).
However,the special protective regulation should state that institutions thatinstitutions that cannot hire homosexual persons should have strongevidence to prove that homosexuals should have strong evidence toprove that gay persons would be detrimental to the well being of theorganization. The oppositionists argue that religious institutionssuch as the catholic cannot hire gay persons as that would beunethical, but in my opinion, hiring a homosexual person to serve ina religious institution would be fair and acceptable (Sullivan 1).After all, Christianity teaches about unconditional love.Appreciating homosexuals’ personality, as well as treating them asnormally behaved persons is part of the unconditional love the Bibledemands from human beings. Oppositionists argue that homosexualismis against the teaching of major religions such Islam, Christianity,and Hindusism. However, these faiths should learn to tolerate thesepeople so that they can train them on appropriate conduct that canhelp them overcome the undesired sexual orientation. Denying gaysand lesbians, an opportunity for being part of the mainstream societywould be failing to offer them an opportunity for learning desirablevirtues (Pizer et al. 1).
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Sullivan,Andrew. "LawsBanning Antigay Job Discrimination Are Unnecessary."Discrimination. Ed. Mary E. Williams. San Diego: Greenhaven Press,2003.
PizerJennifer, Christy Mallory, Brad Sears, Nan Hunter. “Evidenceof Persistent and Pervasive Workplace Discrimination Against LGBTPeople: The Need for Federal Legislation Prohibiting Discriminationand Providing for Equal Employment Benefits.”Loyola Law Review. 2012. Print.