crawford jamieson argues in proposition for gay parents to be given the right to raise children. Crawford jamieson gay rights debate oxford union oxfordunion. Pros and cons of gay rights rather than just coming up with my own list, ill show how wrong yours is. No natural kids this has no bearing on the debate, the debate is over the legality of gay rights. The only people this argument effects are the homosexuals themselves, not us, so. gay and heterosexual couples both deserve the legal rights associated with marriage on taxes, property ownership, inheritance or adoption. No matter how you try to dress it up, denying equal rights to gays and lesbians is homophobia. On june 26, 2015, the us supreme court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the us constitution in all 50 states. Prior to their decision, same-sex marriage was already legal in 37 states and washington dc, but was banned in the remaining 13. I have to talk about uganda and how the lgbt community is being treated. In the uganda of 2014, homophobia has become tangled up with the very question of what it means to be ugandan, and for that the west is largely to blame. cbs news raw during the first and only official debate together, vice-presidential candidates and rivals joe biden and sarah palin discussed various issues concerning gay rights and marriage. The long debate of gay rights for the past century, gay rights have been debated and fought over in hope to give equal rights to all people. the case is one example of debates occurring across the country over tensions between religious freedom and lgbtq (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) rights. In the wake of marriage equality for same-sex couples, many states have introduced and passed laws that provide religious exemptions for certain services and benefits for lgbtq 1 persons.