I Want to Break Free

Someone wrote…

For a rock-themed fancy dress party, I really wanted to dress as Freddie Mercury in the “I Want to Break Free” video — being a girl dressing as a guy dressing as a woman might just about express my gender identity nicely.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?


Posted by on April 3rd, 2010 at 04:00 pm

Category: your voice 12 comments »

12 Responses to “I Want to Break Free”

  1. Quince

    That is so amazing :) I love Freddie Mercury. He’s my hero.

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  2. Rebekah

    That’s a fantastic way to put it.

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  3. Milo

    One of my friends did just that for halloween. (: It was lovely.

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  4. Kate

    When I wear dresses (I’m female-bodied), to me it’s drag. Transtransvestite power to ya!

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  5. Rin

    That sounds awesome on many levels, do it!

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  6. Seth

    Aww, that describes so much. XD Happens to me whenever I cosplay Pavi Largo, too- A female-bodied questioning transman, dressing like an extremely feminine man. Everyone still calls me “he”.

    It makes me feel all warm inside, but unfortunately if I’m in cosplay, I’m in character. I can’t tell them how much it means. I can, however, leave a big lipstick mark on their cheeks.

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    Anonymous replied:

    they all love the pavi :P

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  7. Lilybean

    Seth – A female-bodied questioning transman, dressing like an extremely feminine man with a girl’s face, LITERALLY, no less.

    Genderscrew isn’t a game but you might have just won it…

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  8. Kelly

    I do this too! I sometimes dress like a drag queen just so that people can assume I am male even though I was born a female, and love being feminine even though I have a male mind. Just dressing like a normal girl doesn’t cut it, people simply then see me as a girl instead of a feminine guy.

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  9. J

    @Seth Repo has to be one of my alltime favourite films :-)

    @Kate female clothes feels like drag to me, too – transtransvestite is a term I’ll have to remember! I think I look more like a guy when I wear a dress than when I try to pass.

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  10. Anonymous

    Meta-Trans? Trans-Trans? No, I think “awesome” is the only term that applies here. No, wait “AWESOME” is more correct.

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  11. ceri

    me and my friend want to do this where can we find the stuff to complete the outfit would love ur help thanks

    msg me pls with any suggestions
    ceriralph@yahoo.co.uk

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