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Unformatted text preview: for being this way. He hated the fact that he couldn’t change himself regardless of how hard he tried. He emphatically proclaimed that God made me this way, how do you expect me to change?! This just shows how society places pressures on each of us to fit a gendered role and if we do not fit these roles we are looked at as deviant. If we do not conform to these social norms we are considered being a menace to society. He finally received liberation from this feeling when he confessed to his 4-year-old son that he was gay. It just goes to show how the world we live in is so black and white and any shade of gray is looked down upon. Hopefully, with a deeper understanding of these issues, as provided by Prof. Johnson, we can learn to accept people and not worry about anything else besides the fact that they are people....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course 988 101 taught by Professor Ashleyfalzetti during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '10