The Failure of a 'Cosmic Race' and Its Divided Loyalties
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The writer presents a commentary on Gloria Anzaldua, a half-breed lesbian. She says she wants her dignity based on her Aztec background restored, but the writer emphasizes that she is a triple outsider--racially mixed breed as well as a lesbian and that her divided loyalties at least rival that of those from whom she seeks acceptance.
From the Paper:"The problem of seeing the world as a single cosmic race lies in the unwillingness of the majority to take in those who beg for admittance. We unfortunately are not ready to accept some people who we feel do not "belong.". Realizing that this is a very prejudiced viewpoint, one must stress that it is not a personal opinion but, sad to say, one that the majority feel: you are either "one of us" in terms of color, gender, religion, ethnic background or sexual preference, or you are left somewhat diminished. There is no doubt that the world is filled with culture clashes. Close to ..."
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