sense of identity

sense of i·den·ti·ty

one's sense of one's own identity or psychological selfhood.
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It covers early gay history during the pre-Stonewall period before 1969 and the dominant negative narrative about homosexuality in the state maintained by legislators, courts, and the culture in general, while gay people began to develop and present their own sense of identity and develop a sense of community.
A survey suggested fans were keen to give the ground a greater sense of identity by renaming the stands, which are named after compass points.
Yet the book may yet offer insights into our continuing search for national identity, and whether we in the Philippines have defined for ourselves the sense of identity seen as a precondition to social cohesion and economic expansion.
By teaching children in their native tongues, a sense of identity and belonging is being instilled, simultaneously teaching them to accept and be proud of their heritage and upbringing.
People who are part of the Kerinchi group still speak to one another in the Kerinchi dialect they still have their sense of identity. Who are we without our sense of history?
It allows the community to earn, as well as gain a sense of identity and pride.
Of course they feel Jewish enough without it, I thought; communities outside their home environment have to work harder to maintain their sense of identity.
But stability and a sense of identity come close behind.
We are growing the ways in which we can measure the social benefits that heritage brings through the sense of identity and belonging that it gives communities.
Building a strong sense of identity, developing tolerance for all people and beliefs, and stepping up to meet challenges that help advance personal growth are key areas of youth development, noted, Tareq al-Ansari, an assistant professor at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) as the country marked International Youth Day last week.