Category Archives: Marriage and Family

Happy Together

Most of the media I have seen that showcase a  romantic relationship between a homosexual couple portray in a  stereotypical way. For example the show Modern Family, which is groundbreaking in that it features a homosexual couple as one of … Continue reading

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Brothers

Total institutions -such as rehabilitation clinics, mental institutions, or in the case of the movie Brothers (2009), being a Prisoner of war- have lasting effects on the people who leave them. After a person leaves a total institution, it is … Continue reading

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Gattaca

Gattica (1997) is movie that takes place in a future where a corporation analyzes a person’s DNA to determine where a person belongs in society.  To assure children have the best chances in life, parents genetically enhance their children. The … Continue reading

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But I’m a Cheerleader

But I’m a Cheerleader (1999) is a film that follows the journey of Megan a cheerleader who is sent to True Directions, a camp that is meant to turn people that are homosexual heterosexual.  Megan is shocked when her family … Continue reading

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Kinsey

Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the study of human sexuality, began his controversial research and teaching about in the 1930’s.  Today his research is seen as foundational in the field of human sexuality.  However, Kinsey is also notorious for having … Continue reading

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Transamerica

TransAmerica is a film that came out in 2005.  This film looks at the story of Bree Osbourne a biological male who is about to get a sex change to become a female.  The movie follows Bree’s journey and misadventures … Continue reading

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