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Women and Gay Rights
Two questions on gender equality and homophobia.
# 136930 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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This paper answers two questions that deal with gender equality and tolerance and gay rights in the media and culture. The first question addresses women's issues as they have evolved from the 1920s to today, and the second question looks at the cultural acceptance of gays, with respect to the causes of homophobia.

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"Question 1. With the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1920 women were given the right to vote in elections and supposedly were on the way to "equality". Actually, true equality would take longer and still does not completely exist today. Through the middle of the twentieth century into modern times, women's liberation and equality has evolved but has never reached capacity. While strides are made with each passing year, it will take some time before full equality is realized. An exceptional example of mid-20th century sentiments on women is in the movie "Adam's Rib". In it, the attitudes toward women is evident when one is..."

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