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This is a gay rights issue because...

Gay rights is a civil rights issue because people are still discriminating against them today. Some people form groups and harass and even kill gays because they are homosexual. Other people support gays and different groups were started such as the Gay Rights Movement which tried to help gays have the same laws as heterosexuals. Gay rights is a civil rights issue because gays are discriminated against and they need our help, so it is a very important civil rights issue.


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