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Andrew Estes

My name is Andrew Estes and I fervently believe that we all deserve the opportunity to make a difference in somebody's life. Join me and lets make a difference.

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Andrew Estes

Andrew is gathering 30 pledges to

Finish The Fight For Full Lgbt Equality

I know from personal experience how not being accepted by the ones who you think will accept and support you but don't. When I was in high school as a junior I began to notice that I was drawn to the same sex. Men seem to attract my attention and not women. So I started telling myself at first that this wasn't normal nor was it right. As a Christian raised in the church and being told that men shouldn't lie with men because it was an abomination. Then not long ago, I spoke to a preacher and he told me he felt the same way I did which was being LGBT wasn't a choice like many thought it was. It was the way you were born. For a long time a war raged inside me! A battle consisting of what the church said about being gay and the personal beliefs inside me that was coming from my heart. I eventually accepted the fact that I was not a mistake nor was I choosing to be gay. Rather, it was something that was chosen for me at the moment of conception. So I speak to all those concerned with the same doubts I have just mentioned. I know you feel lonely and it seems like nobody cares. But they do and I do too. I love all human beings regardless of ethnicity or racial skin color and whether you are Jewish or Protestant or Christian, I love you all the same. I can only say that "it does and it will get better!" Stand strong and never loose that dream of finding the person who you will one day want to marry. Be true to yourself and never loose sight of the fact that we are all perfect in the eyes of God.

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Build Support For Marriage In The South

I am in total agreement that as long as we deny LGBT couples the right to marry who they love, then we will only be hurting ourselves. Marriage is not for anyone to decide who married who and who gets the benefits and who doesn't. This is outrageous that I think since we are living in the 21st century if would have thought that these kinds of distinctions would have vanished. But I was wrong to think such a thing. We can not go on living in the world we inhabit if we are going to decide who can marry who and what they will be given like respect and dignity. This discrimination and ALL discrimination in all it's various forms must end and must END NOW!!!

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Speak Out Against Bullying And Discrimination

The issue of bullying and discrimination in our society is to me morally and ethically wrong. No matter who or where we come from, we all deserve the same respect as everybody else does. I believe that if we all stand up together and fight bullying and discrimination, we all can make a better and more peaceful world for generations to come. As a christian who was raised in the church and on the principles that God is all ways there and would have us all work together, I personally have experienced discrimination in some way when I came out to my parents as gay. Their rejection and scorn that was made by them to me was hurtful and though I have forgiven them, I still recognize that our world still can be changed for the better if we all put our differences aside and work together.

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