Morality is hard to uphold in this situation due to personality conflicts.
Ethical egoism explains that ethical agents refer to what satisfies an individual’s self-interest as morally right. It relates an individual’s ego having control in making decisions in order to satisfy any interests that may accrue to him/her (Holmes 2009). Moral characters and virtues tend to affect ethical egoism.
There has been a dilemma in the community whether gay members in the society should be issued with their rights. According to ethical egoism, only members can understand the fight for gay rights. Activists claim that they are doing the right thing and since their self-interest is being gay, they find the action being morally right. However, anti-gay activists claim that it is not a matter of self-interest but a matter of relativism whereby members from that group can only support it. The groups are culturally bound by their beliefs. Ethical egoism can be used in this issue to understand the increased number of gay activists in the community at an individual