A Historically Contingent Discrimination

A Historically Contingent Discrimination

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Over the past few decades western society has made great strides to eradicate discriminatory practices and policies directed towards non-heterosexuals.  However, we have to understand why this was even necessary in the first place.  Why did people throughout the western world discriminate against non-heterosexuals?  Is it inherently human to discriminate against those who are different?  Or is this behaviour culturally dependent?  Understanding the answers to these questions can better contextualize the currently LGBT rights movement.

Full Article: A Historically Contingent Discrimination in The Advanced Apes

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