Signal Hierarchy

Someone wrote…

I have long hair. I go by a girly name. I have girly mannerisms. Yet all it takes is a glance at my beard shadow for someone to gender me male.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on December 22nd, 2011 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice One comment »

One Response to “Signal Hierarchy”

  1. Anonymous

    I have short hair, a beard, masculine mannerisms, a deep voice, and I wear mens’ clothing. I’m attempting to adopt a more masculine/neutral sounding name.

    All it takes is for someone to see my chest, and I’m immediately female to them.


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