This is one of my favorite articles written, so I wanted to link to it as my first blog post. Rest in Peace dear David Bowie. You will be missed.
Why David Bowie Was So Loved: The Science of Nonconformity
In the aftermath of David Bowie’s death at age 69 from cancer, a re-occurring theme has appeared in tributes to the famously idiosyncratic performer: his importance to those who felt like misfits.
“Yes, I’m obsessing about Bowie today,” tweeted science writer Steve Silberman. “To the terrified gay kid I was in high school, he was a proud and flamboyant middle finger to bullies.”