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Who Gives You The Right?

What I fail to understand,
Is why, in a world like today,
People still feel that it's fine to deny
The rights of the girls and the gay.

Surely after decades of fighting,
Of lives spent in toil for the cause,
We'd have reached a point of equality,
But no - there are so many flaws.

There are people who suffer in silence;
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This was written as a favour for a friend on tumblr, for a magazine they were making. I'm not overly pleased with it, but I've written worse.
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