Profile: Ashley


You can call me… Ashley.

I identify as… a real piece of work! Femme all the way, baby.

As far as third-person pronouns go, … female, please. It’s really important for me to claim “she” as a radical, revolutionary, resistant, gender-bending space.

I’m attracted to… All forms of non-normative masculinity. I melt over the Club Monaco men’s line, and I get extremely excited when I have to get to know somebody to understand their gender. If I’m scratching my head, you’re pushing my buttons.

When people talk about me, I want them to… be as catty as they want. I love being the center of any discussion!

I want people to understand… that femininity is ambiguous when it’s on a queer body. The myriad of ways that femmes consider, deconstruct, and reconstruct our genders make us highly attuned to the complexities of rejecting the gender binary.

About Ashley
Ashley is a totally “Self”-obsessed lover of the place where theory meets activism. She tries hard to think critically about the spaces in which she lives, and to affect change in herself and the world around her. At the end of the day, a seven-year Women’s Studies degree has given her the greatest gift she never could have predicted: the ability to laugh at herself.

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Posted by on August 9th, 2010 at 08:00 am

Category: profiles 4 comments »

4 Responses to “Profile: Ashley”

  1. Simon

    You seem super awesome.


  2. J

    Us femmes rock. :D


  3. Smith



  4. Zory



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