What advice can I give my daughter?
My daughter has always been about equality.As she got older she saw how this world is and tries to stand up for everyone. She gets mad when someone isnt treated correctly according to their skin color, LGBTQ, religion, or when someone gets bullied for what they like. She wants to dress a certain way and have a certain hair cut just to prove to society that just cause you look this way doesnt mean you're this type of person. She is 12 and wants to make a change in society. I support her 100% but what advice can I give her?
- A HunchLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
Your daughter needs to learn about equity not equality.
-- all people are not always going to be treated the "same" which is what equality means (equal) nor would we want that.
-- we want to honor people's differences not ignore them.
"She wants to dress a certain way and have a certain hair cut just to prove to society that just cause you look this way doesnt mean you're this type of person."
- it really depends on what she wants to do...
if she wants to dress in a sexual manner, people are going to think she is showing off her sexuality because that is what she is doing.
if she wants to dress goth, people are going to either think she is goth or a wannabe because people who are into goth are "dark" (unsmiling, uninviting, etc).
What advice do you give you?
- you teacher her personal responsibility, value, how to treat people respectfully (regardless of their persona) and be kind.
- 2 months ago
Don't ever fold. Revel in the battle.
- SumDudeLv 72 months ago
CRIME is the issue, not skin color or clothing or hair style choices. But life will be easier for her ( i e less bullying) if she goes with the flow - especially at this age. People DO judge by outward appearance (!)
- StephenWeinsteinLv 72 months ago
Tell her to study hard and do well in school so that she can get into a good college and perhaps a good law school after that and will be able to accomplish what she wants a lot better than she can at 12 years old.
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- Anonymous2 months ago
She must loot & riot. SMH
- Elaine MLv 72 months ago
Just as actions have consequences, appearances do too. Society is conditioned. Discuss how different people react to visuals, start with tv, expectations, cliche appearances and cultural identity.
- Mark IXLv 72 months ago
"Be yourself and stand up for what you believe in".