Does it Even Really Matter?
I am supposed to be warning you that the following discussion is not safe for women, children and minors.
But here’s what I’ll tell you instead;
The discussion is not safe for people who aren’t open minded. (honest question,why is this topic taboo anyway?)
Here, I said the word. And nothing happened, nobody punished me or anything. It is just like every other word. You just try saying it out and tell me if it feels any different.
This blog post is not going to be spicy (boo!). Nor is it going to be educational (yaay!). I am writing all this to know why sexuality is not looked upon as a personal preference but remains a topic which is only analysed in our imaginations.
There is no need to be discriminatory to a person just based on his/her sexuality, imagine somebody who wont let you sit next to them in a bus because you are wearing the wrong brand of jeans.
A person’s sexual preferences, just like a brand of jeans, remain his own choice which he doesn’t need to answer to anyone about.
In the country I live in, homosexuality is a myth which doesn’t exist, a disease which has been cured.
We try to make issues magically disappear by ignoring them.
It is a concept which most of us don’t understand, but that doesn’t mean it is a sin. Our ignorance of homosexuality is based on some points which really have to be discussed.
Article 377 basically says that homosexuality is wrong while it really isn’t. Do we have a law which says sexual relations between a man and a woman is perfectly legal? We don’t.
Then why do we take up the responsibility of interfering with the private preferences of another set of human beings when it doesn’t really threaten us?. Here’s why:
We are afraid of differences.
Differences threaten us, they take us away from that orderly cocoon we built for ourselves.
A homosexual person is considered wrong not because we are under threat due to said person, it is because our cocoon gets threatened when it knows about such people.
We are scared, and that social fear translates to such laws which protect our un-informativeness.
Calling out “ah, gayyy!” at someone is not really funny. Even if #social #media tells you otherwise.
There are evil straight people and good gay people in this world. They are termed evil/good because of their sexuality deeds.
P.S: If god hated gay people as some of you claim, he wouldn’t have created them in the first place. So stop acting as if you have inside information on god’s opinion.
P.P.S: I am a straight person.