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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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    I'm Me So Clear Off!

    I don't fit into stereotypes according to most around me. According to some I'm supposed to into twin sets and pearls but all I wanna do is cosplay and watch anime all day long although work does kind of get in the way! Equally some think I should be into middle of the road...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Nov 2, 2009

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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12

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    A Gay Man Who Doesn't Like 'Gay' Music

    I can appreciate the vocal talents of Barbra Streisand.  I can appreciate a whole host of female singers ... Judy Garland, Gloria Gaynor, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion etc etc however female vocals and pop/cabaret music tends to leave me cold.  I do not...
    chasingrainbows chasingrainbows 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    I Am the Definition of This Group: Lesbian, Athlete, Dj, Computer Nerd, College Kid, Philosopher....list Goes On

    Time to rannnnnt! Why do I seem to be the only one that has to constantly prove myself to everyone that the assumptions people make about me are not true.  What am I doing wrong.  I'd rather not care what other people think about me, but I want friends who just accept...
    barachch barachch 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2009

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    Men With Long Hair

    Why is this such a stigma?  In 2009 we still get up in arms about this.
    testarosa5137 testarosa5137 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Sporty, Scene-prep.

    Sporty scene-prep. Thats me ;). I love sports and being active, i wear scene and prep clothes and the hair and make-up fit intot hat also.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 25, 2009

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    Wow! Me Too

    i don t fit in i like to wear makeup but not look femmine i do it to look good have long hair like to curl it ringlets i color it dark albrun red i braided  all kinds of ways i do this because i like the way i look
    notech64 notech64 41-45, M Sep 29, 2009

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    Positive Stereotypes?

    Now, we all know of the negative ones.... but there are also the "positive" ones, that many tend to forget and ignore. I woke up this morning, remembering a seminar I had in school, at age 15, about this! I thought to mull about this, as I'm a three-times minority... I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    I guess in my case the perfect world wouldn't have gender rolls and stereotypes, but we live in a world that isn't perfect. I understand and accept that fact. I find it funny most...
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