Jewish Stereotypes Redefined
People have lots of stereotypical beliefs of therapists. We are this blank slate that people come to when vulnerable and sometimes powerless.
Well, one label that affects me is "science fiction" (which is similar to but not the same as your listing of "science fantasy"). I am a fan, a panelist at conventions, and the author of several published books and short stories.
It's always good to help out.
We often forget how incredible and multifaceted people can be when we only interact with them in one dimension. I'm honored to be a part of something that reminds people.
The best way to decrease intolerance is to educate and create awareness. I think this is a great cause, and an excellent way to help people see beyond one's immediate appearance.
I'm participating because "you can't judge a book by it's cover". You can't size up a person on sight. You have to spend time with them, find out where their soul or spirit or inner light is.