By Tristan Lee-Wright
Disclaimer: First, I would like to say that not every gay relationship is the same and I would also like to say that there are healthy straight relationships that already have healthy relations. I create this post only to incite critical thinking, humanize gay relationships, and in my own way fight a form of sexism.
Certain Religions, Cultures, and Geographic areas uphold a “traditional” view of male and female romantic relationships, where the male is expected to be the dominant one, in control, and the one with sole (or most) economic support in the relationship. The woman plays the domestic subordinate role and must not undermine her husband’s authority through word and deed. In this relationship the woman has very little control of herself, her life and little economic independence. This institutionally reinforced relationship fosters dependency on the part of the female and sense of entitlement on…
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