What is important in this world is: “all breathing, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain, nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away.”
person's sexual orientation isn't related to ethics and writing
negatively about homosexuality has caused lots of suffering and violence
and lots of discrimination and still do.
is wrong because it’s like racism, sexism, heterosexism, etc., which
also involve focusing on an irrelevant criterion (race or sex or sexual
orientation or whatever) to justify not according equal consideration."
I recommend this article: http://www.abolitionistapproach.com/is-hetereosexism-different/#.UaYwUZxc18E
Please read it and share your thoughts.
is morally objectionable *because* it's like racism, sexism,
heterosexism, and other forms of discrimination in that all
discrimination involves devaluing the
interests of others for morally irrelevant reasons--be the particular
reason race, sex, sexual orientation/preference, or species. So to say
that you regard using species to devalue the interests of sentient
beings as bad but you have no view about the use of race, sex, or sexual
orientation/preference to devalue the interests of others makes no
sense. In order for your objection to speciesism to be coherent, you
must oppose the use of all morally irrelevant criteria to devalue the
interests of others.