You love your family. But that doesn’t always mean you have to like them. So when they come over this holiday season to run through your house and criticize your cooking, here are some ways to get a moment to yourself with a sweet getaway.
Throughout history, those people who did not fit the mainstream “norm” of their time were excluded, disapproved of, and even killed. In today’s modern society, while there are still many people suffering from the fact that they do not cleanly fit into a certain category, or a social norm, it has certainly become easier in most cases, an example being through the media. The media has not only begun to incorporate minorities, but has begun to respect and admire them. The way the media portrays a “normal” lifestyle has begun to include people who do not follow the traditional route when it comes to gender, sexuality, and lifestyle, such as family. This article lists six examples of the media portraying minorities in a positive light. These examples are ones that have positively attracted attention in popular, mainstream media. While there is still a long way to go, these examples are a great representation of how, in the past few decades alone, media acceptance has quickly risen.