continuously talking to oneself in public
having a tattoo
doing your homework
holding the hand of a significant other in public
listening to your radio loud enough for everyone around you hear.
dropping out of high school
using illegal drugs
growing your hair really long
cutting your hair really short
a man wearing a dress
a business person wearing jeans
balancing your groceries on your head in public
leaving your parent's home after getting married
driving 100 m.p.h. down Port Clinton Rd.
attacking another person with a weapon
two men kissing
women working in a factory or in construction
woman with shaved armpits
shopping on Sunday
All of these have instances when or where they would or wouldn't be considered deviant. It depends on where you are and when you are there.
Deviance also needs to be perceived. In the following video, think about who is considered deviant and why:
It doesn't matter that Jerry didn't actually picked his nose. If he is perceived as deviant (which he is) then he is considered deviant and he will be treated as such.
Here is my picture of the guy with mangos on his head in Dominica:
Takeaway (For more info see Ferris and Stein 153-155):
What is Deviance?
What is the relativity of deviance?