assigned… at birth? holy shit, that assignment must be so overdue, i hope this gender doesn’t effect my GPA
Lesbian Pet Peeve:
When straight guys attempt to rope me into their commiseration regarding women.
DudeBro: I mean…it’s just like, bitches, right? You get it. *arm punch*
Me: I’m sorry. Your misogynistic attempt at bonding could not be completed as dialed. Please hang up and never talk to me again.
couple with height differences but get this: the younger one is the taller one
movements to restore the obvious power differentials? nah thats all silly stuff, im an egalitarian. see that CEO and homeless man? gave em both 10 bucks. equality is restored
written for a brief test for a 100-level Women’s Studies paper at the University of Auckland in August 2014.
The “normal” body is obviously a highly contentious issue. A “normal” body in the West is white, cisgender (one could argue even male), able both physically and mentally, is skinny, toned, or muscly, and is a lot rarer than the concept of “normal” would suggest. As Audre Lorde says, this norm is mythical, and “each one of us within our hearts knows ‘that is not me’’.
Written for a brief test for a 100-level Women’s Studies paper at the University of Auckland in August 2014.
The significance and relevance of gender today, along with ‘biological’ sex, is hotly contested in progressive gender theorist circles. The impact of transgender and intersex people and their own lived experiences on the discourse around gender has meant that the various constructions of gender is now significantly more obvious, and the discourse in some spheres is becoming more critical.