Profile: Ishi


You can call me… Ishi (it means “human”).

I identify as… An androgynous queer human with tranny-faggish tendencies.

As far as third-person pronouns go, … I prefer to not have people use any pronouns, but if they must, then gender neutral “ze” and “hir,” or just “they.”

I’m attracted to… On a strictly surface level, on a “checking people out” level, I’m attracted to mostly female bodied humans who are somewhere between androgynous and masculine on the gender scale. On the level of reality, I fall in love with humans as they are, in whatever form. They may be a male wearing make-up, a high femme female in fishnets and stilettos, or a boi in a suit and tie, ooh, or even better, a boi in carharts and a dirty bandanna fresh off of a freight train…

When people talk about me, I want them to… talk about what a fabulous human I am.

I want people to understand… There is no boy or girl. There is only Human. Person. Homo-sapien. Spirit. Soul. Et cetera.

About Ishi
I’m a student of humanity. I enjoy reading and writing. I have musical tendencies. I like good, strong hugs and genuine conversation with other humans, minus the walls and masks and things.

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Posted by on November 30th, 2009 at 04:00 pm

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9 Responses to “Profile: Ishi”

  1. Zory



  2. glo ria



  3. Fraxinus

    <333 You speak the truth, Ishi.


  4. Anonymous

    I love it, Ishi! Yay humans.


  5. Ginny Athena

    Hey Ishi, if you don’t mind my asking, might you educate me further about the gender-neutral pronouns Ze and Hir? By far theese are the most “neutral” pronouns I’ve seen, but, hypothetically, let’s say we knew each other, and I was in a position to use those pronouns, when might I use Ze over Hir, or vice versa? Are they used interchangably?


  6. Jamyen

    Let us compare ‘ze’ and ‘hir’ to the binary pronoun ‘she’, where ze = she and hir = her.

    So the sentence ‘She is putting her coat on’ in ze/hir format would be ‘Ze is putting hir coat on’.


  7. Jayce

    wanted to compliment you on the pic, as well as i loved what you wrote.


  8. discocyborg

    I’m curious about the idea of human… the “human” has historically been defined by hegomonic terms of binary gender and a strict definition of what our bodies “should” be…I’m not convinced that we queers need to play by their rules.

    regardless, I’m still giving you +50 Win for subverting heteronormativity. :)


  9. Echo

    I’m not to educated in Japanese, but I think “Ningen” means human, whereas ishi might be a 1st-person pronoun, although I’m not sure about that.


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