The social evolution of our relationship with gender has admitted the understanding that it’s a spectrum, but it’s also something that can appear in a state of flux, and that’s something that should be validated as well.
Recent years have seen a fascinating explosion in the modeling industry of men modeling womenswear, women modeling menswear, and designers featuring highly ambiguous garments in their collections, such as skirts and dresses on the runway in menswear collections. These confrontations of gender and the presentation of gender have been taking place in high fashion for […]
One of the frustrating things for me about spending a lot of time with women, writing about women’s issues, and interacting with women is that I’m usually read as a woman and have that identity forced on me even though I’m very open about the fact that I’m genderqueer. This isn’t just because of how […]
There’s an old joke that gets told around these parts about a neighbouring town. The idea behind the joke is to belittle, to establish a mythology, to underscore the peculiarity and the oddness and the strangeness of the town. To make it clear to people that those who live there are alien. Other. Strange. Don’t […]