Do You Fit In Or Do You Stand Out?

One of the first things that we learn in Stella Duffy's Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore is that Theodora is not like the other girls. She does not fall in line. She does not obey. She's a fighter. She stands out when she is supposed to fit in. It is both her greatest strength, and her greatest weakness. "You don't fit because you don't want to. You wouldn't want to just be pretty, you'd rather stand out, make them laugh." p. 13 ...more
I've been accused of standing out on occasion, but it's never a conscious effort. I do find, ... more