„There is no straight way to not being straight. We (Queer individuals) all have different stories.“

—  Abby Stein

Speech at Nyack Library, May 15, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHXHcf47LJk&list=PLGAOZDy50dxnuaem8ls2U6285DxR9_jH9
2016

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Abby Stein
amerikanische Transgender-Aktivistin und Bloggerin 1991

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„This is an issue couples have to be straight on and agree on before they walk down that aisle; otherwise there is no way their marriage will survive.“

—  James Brown American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist 1933 - 2006

On having children — as quoted in Brown, J. & Eliot, M. (2005). I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life of Soul, p. 248. New American Library: New York. ISBN 0-45121-393-9

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„But if some mind very different from ours were to look upon some property of some curved line as we do on the evenness of a straight line, he would not recognize as such the evenness of a straight line; nor would he arrange the elements of his geometry according to that very different system, and would investigate quite other relationships as I have suggested in my notes.
We fashion our geometry on the properties of a straight line because that seems to us to be the simplest of all. But really all lines that are continuous and of a uniform nature are just as simple as one another. Another kind of mind which might form an equally clear mental perception of some property of any one of these curves, as we do of the congruence of a straight line, might believe these curves to be the simplest of all, and from that property of these curves build up the elements of a very different geometry, referring all other curves to that one, just as we compare them to a straight line. Indeed, these minds, if they noticed and formed an extremely clear perception of some property of, say, the parabola, would not seek, as our geometers do, to rectify the parabola, they would endeavor, if one may coin the expression, to parabolify the straight line.“

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„We brought those cases because we realized that the truth is the engine of our judicial system. We didn't get the straight story, and we had to - had to - act.“

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„The hardest thing to do is to write straight honest prose on human beings. First you have to know the subject; then you have to know how to write.“

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

A Letter from Cuba (1934)
Kontext: The hardest thing to do is to write straight honest prose on human beings. First you have to know the subject; then you have to know how to write. Both take a lifetime to learn, and anybody is cheating who takes politics as a way out. All the outs are too easy, and the thing itself is too hard to do.

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