Since the late s, the UK goth scene refused "traditional standards of sexual propriety" and accepted and celebrated "unusual, bizarre or deviant sexual practices". Media reported that the gunman in the Dawson College shooting in Montreal , Quebec , Kimveer Singh Gill , was interested in goth subculture. An illustrated view of the goth subculture. The authors held that most self-harm by teens was done before joining the subculture, and that joining the subculture would actually protect them and help them deal with distress in their lives. The Goth subculture of the s drew inspiration from a variety of sources. Davenport-Hines, Richard For other uses, see Gothic.
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There is a marked preference for dark colours and sentiments, similar to Gothic fiction.
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But instead of breaking down and conforming, I stood firm. While goth is "considered a music-based scene", " The study found that the "correlation was stronger than any other predictor". Brite 's book Lost Souls in October