if someone just sat with them

Someone wrote…

People tell me, “Ah, genderqueer. That’s just something that some female-bodied people try during university. People in academia. Trendy people who aren’t caught up in real trans experience. It has to do with theory, not reality. It’s pretentious. It’s lightweight. They’re just screwing around with gender norms immaturely, trying to smash what just needs a little reworking.”

I wonder how many people would identify as being genderqueer if someone just sat with them, just started talking about that experience. I bet a lot would.

More than you’d expect.
Of all kinds.

What do you think?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on November 24th, 2008 at 08:00 am

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