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Tom Hanks plays a homosexual male in the movie Philadelphia He is a strong character whom is suffering from the Aids virus The story goes on to show his trial and triumphs over the company that fired him for the wrong reasons Tom Hanks plays a man who has to struggle with the conscience of having risky behavior where in which he was infected He must now face death and the struggle of finding a lawyer who will fight a major corporation in his defenseHis character is strong and stubborn at times Very sensitive to his family needs even at the risk of not going through with his case He has to struggle as any Aids patient would with the discrimination of his bosses the people around him and the public Also the discrimination of being gay in a homophobic world Tom Hanks character sheds light on these bias by winning his trial case He also enlightens Densil Washington his lawyer about the struggles in his lifeDensil Washingtion plays a heterosexual married male who has bias toward the gay community He feels repulsed at the idea of two men being together At the end he realizes his mistakes and opens his heart to Tom Hanks character He also very misinformed about the aids virus and rejects Tom Hanks character case because of it He later realizes that he was wrong and misjudged himDensil Washingtion is a loving father and provider in his family He worries at times about his image but risks it all to do what is fair He very good at convincing and persuading the jury to judge in his behaves He loses all his bias by the end of the film when he realizes that everyone is just human and is created equal Densil is a great role model for society because he learned something valuable about the world when he won the court case2 Some examples of discrimination relating to the
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