Folks with a sense of entitlement are likely to feel comfortable with social labels. Everyone else is assigned to one category or another.

There isn’t much anyone can do about another person’s choice of descriptive terms. Each of us has agency regarding self image, however.

It is odd when a person of one racial appearance chooses to draw inspiration from a body adornment that originated from another culture, thereby triggering an affronted reaction. Is this much more than a storm in a teacup?

Dropping emotional baggage gathered through the traumas of several generations is easier said than done. An individual can only deal with this challenge at one’s own pace.

Some might scoff at the idea of choosing to self identify outside of traditional categories, but who knows where collective attitudesĀ  might go in the future?

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