Middle Ground

Someone wrote…

Genderqueer to me today means feeling sensual and gentle enough to shave and wear a cute skirt, yet strong enough to take on the world and tell off anyone who has a problem with it as I go proudly about my day.

Loving the freedom of the middle ground; it’s not either-or, it’s both-neither, and damn it feels beautiful.

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on January 17th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 3 comments »

3 Responses to “Middle Ground”

  1. Anonymous

    I’m uncomfortable with the implication that being strong and taking no nonsense is an inherently male-gendered trait. This description could fit plenty of binary women I know — cis as well as trans! Being female (or male, for that matter) doesn’t have to limit any person’s freedom.


    Leer replied:

    Ditto! THAT is pretty binary, to me.


  2. Jesse

    That’s because the is no inherently male nor inherently female trait – there’s just human traits.


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