You can find the full thirteen minute video here.
I think the term 'bipolar' is now a common... to be specific about what I suffer from... It's like a common household name at this point. When you say "Oh, yeah, I know this guy who's bipolar', it doesn't really, necessarily, tend to be followed by a discussion of how 'nutty' and 'crazy' they are. It's just, like, "this dude is bipolar", y'know? I'm really proud of that, and obviously that wasn't my doing, that was just society evolving.
And stuff like Tom from Against Me! coming out at transgender... I think people are becoming really open and supportive, especially in the punk community. It's really nice that it's no longer this, y'know, weird boys' club, where everyone kinda looks down on people who are different. I think it's awesome.
- Submit News
- Best New Music
- New Releases
- Contact Us
Posted by andrew on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Say Anything frontman Max Bemis was recently interviewed by our friends at Punktastic, while he was in London on tour. During the interview, Bemis talked about how society seems to be becoming more open and accepting of things that were once stigmatised, including mental health, and trans issues:
News (26 comments)
Please login or register to post comments.What are the benefits of having a Punknews.org account?
Managing EditorAdam White
Contributing EditorsKira Wisniewski Brittany Strummer Armando Olivas John Flynn Chris Moran John Gentile
Copy EditorAdam Eisenberg Britt Reiser
Podcast ProducerGreg Simpson
ISSN 1710-5366© Copyright 1999-2013 Punknews.org
Other Places to Go