I never buy fashion or women's magazines because it promotes this kind of shackling of women. We are not what we wear or put on our faces or into our stomachs. Why do we do this to ourselves, to our self-image and confidence, and self-esteem? Rise above.
Not only do culturally diverse gifted students confront identify issues during adolescence, they must also cultivate an ethnic identity. "How do I identify with my ethnicity? What are my attitudes toward this group? How must I maintain its traditions and practices?" [Brandon]