A robust ego is able to welcome new perspectives, learn, adapt and change. The fact that LGBTQ people are humans deserving of equal rights does not threaten their identity.
A fragile ego, however, crumbles when confronted with anything that opposes its worldviews.
Maturity is curiosity; wanting to learn for the sake of growth, looking to understand experiences that are not our own, finding answers and becoming a better person.
Being willing to shatter the pillars of one's own worldviews to accept humanity in its plurality is a symbol of strength and wisdom.
LGBTQ people will keep on living and striving - the world will follow, and the fragile egos will either adapt or be left behind in the dust of our strides towards a brighter future.
It's the survival of the fittest. The homophobes won't make it.
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“Stranger Fruit,” Jon Henry Photography,
Jon Henry’s Stranger Fruit series, named after the well-know song originally by Billie Holiay, was created in response to the murders of Black men across the US by police.
In Stranger Fruit, Henry photographs American mothers with their sons in a pieta-like arrangement, reenacting the pain for loss that is too common for Black families in the United States.
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture.
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just your daily reminder that black lives matter, women should have the rights to their own bodies, LGBTQ+ people are incredible, loved and valid, refugees are welcome, fuck donald trump, yes to open borders, eat the rich feed the poor, reform the police and prison system, fuck the tories & drink some water
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