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Best Answer danicole says
Thank you for your answer. That is what I see it to be as well, and have found that some feel that disagreement with their religion or sexual orientation (denying rights is not included here) is persecution, when it's merely disagreement.
You're welcome! These people that feel that way and call it that, are exaggerating and seem to be playing the victim. Mere disagreements are not persecution
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I'm both female + gay, so I've experienced it. I'd like to know what other people think it is as I have seen some people cry persecution for something that isn't that at all. What do you think constitutes persecution?
Persecution is that line where harassment turns into assault, based purely on gender/ethnicity.
Thanks for clarifying
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Thanks Naterr for a well thought out answer. It is true, I think that it is murky at times. However, I think a handful of people confuse disagreement/criticism with persecution, but I'll wait to see if it's only me who thinks it. Thanks
Thanks for answering JT. Mine is also from an online dictionary JT but includes other groups subject to persecution.
It seems some people have their own def when it comes to discussions however. This is what I'm trying to weed out.