Trying New Things

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“Trying New Things” submitted by CC, the model and photographer.

“As of right now, I’m a cisgender female who’s interested in acting as an ally to those rebelling against the gender binary. However, I’m also a feminist who’s really interested in the idea of gender as performance. Out of curiosity, I may have nicked my dad’s dress shirt/suspenders from his closet to try drag for the first time… there were a lot of other photos, but these three were the ones that I felt kind of encompassed what I was trying to explore…. this is just for you, genderfork! I love you & everything you do!”


Posted by on May 15th, 2010 at 10:00 am

Category: faces, photos, recommendations 16 comments »

16 Responses to “Trying New Things”

  1. Quince

    I really love this.

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  2. cinna

    These are wonderful!

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  3. Jessicaa

    Great pictures. Reminds me of Audry Hepburn.

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  4. Lori

    Speaking as another cisgendered female ally who makes occasional forays into drag, I say these pictures are awesome.

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  5. Rebekah

    These are wonderful pictures.

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  6. Rebekah

    Also, I am extremely covetous of your hair.

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  7. Bubblegum Blues

    So handsome!

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  8. Erica

    I think this is wonderful. I’m also a cisgender female and ally. I experiment, too, and I’m comfortable in both typical male and female clothes. You’re awesome and I love your pictures!

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  9. Anna P.

    This is excellent! I love when cisgendered people understand and explore the fluidity of gender, because we all transgress the limitations of gender in some way. Fluidity! Spectrums! Awesome!

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  10. Canaduck

    Cool pictures!

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  11. Jaimie

    You look awesome. I love your supportive and loving attitude and a willingness to explore your curiosity. The pictures themselves are quite beautiful too.

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  12. CC

    I can’t believe this is up here! Thank you for all the wonderful comments!

    (Also I’m shaking a little bit because I JUST saw this on feministing and here and it’s a little surreal and SO SO flattering!)

    If anyone’s interested in following me on tumblr, it’s viviopsis.tumblr.com :)

    Thank you again for all the love!!!

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  13. Leah

    I’m kind of in love with you.

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  14. Tristan

    You just made Ellen Degeneres jealous ^.^
    You are such a beautiful person, and I would kill for your projective qualities.

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  15. Hikaru

    One hell of a handsome woman :D

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  16. Essie

    this is totally awesomeee

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