I actually believe artists and scientists think very similarly. Complex, abstract thought? They both have that down. It’s all about where that thinking takes you after that.
Words cannot describe how much I love this post.
More than just a documentary, Madonna: Truth or Dare put openly gay people onscreen as friends, partners, sons and daughters. Sure, it was all about Madonna (as I and most every other gay dude in 1990 were), but really it was her telling mini 8 year old me that it’s OK, I’m not weird, I’m just fine. Now Vogue!
FULL ARTICLE at Thought Catalog
There was an episode of The Golden Girls where Blanche’s brother, Clayton, came out. He actually used the words, “I’m gay.” Mini-me (6 years old) sat in front of the TV and thought, “So that’s what that means. Am I gay?” Then Julia Sugarbaker on Designing Women famously said that,“AIDS isn’t a gay disease,” which, I’m sad to say, I didn’t know. At this point, I was too young to fully understand either of these moments, but I knew they related to me somehow.
FULL ARTICLE on Thought Catalog