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Shocking news reports have just emerged claiming that a gay couple were arrested in Mexico, allegedly for kissing near children.

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The LGBTQ community is stronger than ever...

Since the annual observance of LGBT History Month began in the U.S. in 1994, the growth and acceptance of this community has been absolutely staggering.

LGBTQ identifying people are prouder than ever before...

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And, because of the growing numbers of barriers being broken down, more and more people are coming out openly and proudly as LGBTQ.

But discrimination still lurks...

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Despite amazing development, an array of narrow-minded individuals who spread constant hatred and fear amongst this community are still in existence.

Discrimination comes in many different forms.

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Whether it's in the form of cyber-bullying or in the form of a violent physical act, discrimination against the LGBTQ community is rife... but never the less, no type of discrimination is okay.

These hate crimes are happening all over the world and it's not okay...

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It's a heartbreaking reality that hate crimes against the community still happen.

Education is key...

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It is common knowledge that those who discriminate against and abuse members of the LGBTQ community are often uneducated on the topic, and are lashing out against something unfamiliar to them.

And this is why education on the topic is so important...

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The more people that are educated about the community, the fewer hate crimes and attacks there will be against LGBTQ+ identifying people.

But it is a sad reality that no matter what, there will always be people out there who are against the community...

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And one mom is sadly an example of this...

Not too long ago, news emerged of one mom who stopped her kids from taking classes with a teacher after discovering he was gay.

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And people went absolutely crazy...

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Crazy that some people still think like that in 2020.

And now there's yet another example of 21st Century discrimination.

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As articles have surfaced about a gay couple in Mexico who were allegedly arrested.

And what was their crime?

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Well according to reports they were kissing on a beach.

Police arrested the men in Tulum last Sunday, February 21.

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Someone made a complaint about 'obscene behaviour involving several people'.

But the men claim it was just because they were gay.

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"We are gay and we were kissing and that's why they are taking us. We are gay."

Police officers have supported their actions.

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Reportedly claiming that children shouldn't have to see that.