Raw.

“Describe an outfit you’ve worn that expressed the complexity of your gender.”

Sashimi wrote…

When I shaved my head, I didn’t do it to be rebellious. I did it because it was the first time in my life I felt free. It makes me feel so sad when people assume I am trying to make a political statement and that is therefore okay to insult me. I disrupted my small town with a razor. But I wish that it had been accepted. I don’t play with gender to disrupt. I just can’t fit into a genderbox.

The outfit I’ve worn that expresses the complexity of my gender is a shaved head and no clothes. Just me. Raw.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?


Posted by on May 31st, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice One comment »

One Response to “Raw.”

  1. Love

    I like this. I just can't fit into a genderbox either. No matter how I try.

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