Orientalism places individual differences such as sexuality as an individual

Orientalism places individual differences such as

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Orientalism places individual differences such as sexuality as an individual aspect rather than a cultural concept (Said, 22). Differences in sexual orientation, according to W. Said, result in limitation of orientalism, as one is placed in a position whereby conformity is required. Despite society not being able to exist without stereotypes, Said argues that being opinionated requires critical analysis towards the subject without the involvement of feelings (Said, 19). However, how one interprets the subject is the point of interest, as the result might lead to cases of negative emotions, hostility, and aggression. In addition to that, Stuart's claim on the representation of differences highlights the importance of having a liberal mind and respect for others. For example, in Oliver Sipple's podcast, the context argues the subject of re-invention in being solemn respect for self. The characters debate on how the concept involves the freedom to choose in regards to a person's approach towards life. Sipple, as a character, came out being homosexual through conditioned circumstances. The attempted assassination resurfaced negative emotions, as heterosexuals claimed that the individual only did the act as a way of gaining 'cheap publicity on one's sexuality. Oliver Sipple, during an interview, denied such claims and defended oneself by claiming that his response towards the incidence was an act of kindness rather than a publicity stunt. Media on Gender The attempted assassination involving Oliver Sipple is in conjunction with Stuart's claim on generating negative emotions, as the individual's reputation becomes jeopardized unwillingly. However, media propels homosexuality through societal norms and stereotypes. In addition to that, the case of conforming to such perceptions and norms results in the creation of hostility, as depicted in Oliver Sipple's incidence whereby the public demands for a person's identity based on the stereotype ascertained on homosexuals being perverts and weird in the society. Representation of sexual differences establishes a 'restricting aspect' towards the victim, and accelerating the matter might limit one's freedom (Hall, 223). For example, in the course work
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lectures, the case of feminism praxis intercedes the case of a person's sexuality, in a way that emphasizes the motion of women empowerment. Nudity disclosure incidences upheld feminism
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