…inking about their struggle with cancer makes you physically ill — and following with “I love it!”? People who live with mental illness deserve the same compassion and respect, not to be gawked at like a Halloween freak show attraction. Coss isn’t “spreading awareness”, he’s “perpetuating stigma” — and there is a big difference.
…y shared and praised on the web this month. Coss says that these are for “mental health awareness”, which would be fine if his work didn’t demonize the mentally ill and promote the most obvious stereotypes and misconceptions. (The bulimia victim vomiting to get “thinner”? An OCD sufferer muttering “Clean… clean…”?)