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Queer Politics' Emergence

“Through its conception of a wide continuum of sexual possibilities, queer theory stands in direct contrast to the normalizing tendencies of hegemonic sexuality rooted in ideas of static, stable sexual identities and behaviors.

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"It Is Important To Resist The Violence That Is Imposed By Ideal Gender Norms"

“When tasked with studying the relentless horizon of the Atlantic crossing, scholars and artists across the disciplines have turned to the unknowability of the Middle Passage as its most evocative metaphor.

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What is normal?

“What is normal?” For as long as I can remember I have been intruiged by this question. I mean I have always been casted as one of the ‘outsiders’ when it comes to school, family, friends and socializing overall. 337 more words

Ideas

Absurdity of 'Normal'

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”
― Maya Angelou

From the very beginning of our lives, I believe, we have been constantly taught to be in conformity with the so-called… 362 more words

Positive Psychology

Outsiders

Ever had One of Those Days, where the physical universe simply refuses to cooperate? Where you have the distinct sense that the rest of the world is some kind of universal one-size-fits-all, except that it’s made for someone of a very different size – possibly even a different species – than you? 244 more words

Hope

Is my child normal?

If I had a dollar for every time a mum or dad has asked me this question I would be long retired by now.

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Parenting

When do you feel Human.

What does that even mean?

Feeling ‘normal’ whats that? How can that even be defined. We are all so different. Yet – the function of the human body is based on an original mould. 158 more words

Life