Have you ever felt pressured because you failed to conform to someone else’s standards?
Have you ever sought anonymity in order to be yourself without fear of retribution?
Have the standards of an institution exerted such pressure on you that, when conversion was not possible for you, you sought sanctuary in duality?
Freedoms of speech and worship in the United States are protected by the First Amendment to the US Constitution.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” ~ The First Amendment was ratified on December 15, 1791
On View: Black and white are considered pure colors in the artist’s palette. When mixed in equal proportions they create 50% gray. Gray is not so much a duality of white and black – once combined we cannot separate out pure white from pure black. Gray is its own color entirely, with its own identity, properties, strengths and weaknesses.