Inner spirit.

Someone wrote…

I constantly feel like my style of clothing does not support my body type or my gender. Much of the clothes I want to buy— such as scarves, unique tank tops, and pants/shoes that do not quite stick with the male category- are not in the male category, hence I cannot wear most of them. I know there is absolutely nothing stopping me from buying some things. But, things like women’s pants and some tops— I like the design, the layout of most of it— it would feel out of place to wear it or even attempt to wear it because of my lack of breasts, and because I identify as, and am biologically, male. I feel clothing should be a persona reflection of the inner spirit of someone— but how can I ever hope to show my inner spirit this way if the mirror I use only gives a certain pre-approved list of things that the mirror will reflect?

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?


Posted by on May 30th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 3 comments »

3 Responses to “Inner spirit.”

  1. Kate_Sloan

    Maybe you need to immerse yourself in the fashion of other males who play with gender. I highly recommend Jasper's blog – http://jasperswardrobe.wordpress.com

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  2. Gabriel

    This post fits me absolutely & perfectly. So many times I feel like I cannot wear the clothes thatI want to because of things that biologically male bodies do not have. There are many times where I want the hips, the hourglass figure, but I feel like my body keeps wagging a finger at me and saying "that can't happen".

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  3. Anonymous

    It could just be that you find male fasion boring, I know I do, and sometimes I think the only reason I do anything trans-y is for option of more fun clothing.

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