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Jorge And George Don't Believe In Labels, Either
Author, 'Shayno,' 'Benedetto' and 'In the Mirror a Monster''
It's all too easy to dismiss Jorge and George as "weird" or label them "gay," but I believe we will see more and more forms of sharing lives that defy tribal notions or biblical stereotypes. In the 21st century we are finally discovering how individualistic we can be. And that's a good thing.
The Pesky Persistence of Labels
Scott Barry Kaufman
Scientific Director, The Imagination Institute
The tendency to classify and categorize objects is a deeply ingrained aspect of human nature. Without this ability, we'd quickly get overwhelmed in every new encounter, but this fundamental skill can also be extremely damaging, especially when it comes to categorizing people.
Labels Bite: Feeding Your Recovery, Relationships, and Others' Education
Eating Disorder / LGBT Advocate, Speaker & Writer
Recovery, therapy, and starting my life all over again has caused a 180-degree turnaround in my ability to understand others and have compassion and empathy for them. I believe that each person's story makes him or her unique, and I don't endorse labels or generalizations.
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