Sexual Orientation vs. Race

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    Why do gay/lesbian people always seem to equate being gay with being black? It’s not the same. Yes, both groups have struggles, but the main difference is that gay people have a choice. Perhaps not about being gay (I can’t speak on that), but they can choose whom they disclose that information to. I have no choice. People know I’m black no matter what, and can start discriminating immediately. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t think that there is any validity to treating gays and lesbians any different, but even though they have their own struggle, does that mean they understand my struggle as a member of the most despised race in the country?

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    Name : Finesse, Gender : F, Sexual Orientation : Straight, Race : Black, Religion : Spiritual, but not religious, Age : 29, City : Pittsburgh, State : PA Country : United States, 
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