Tuesday, April 26, 2016

All Twisted Up by Gender Bending

Fashion and Style 
April 22, 2016


A surprising realization about her ex’s new girlfriend makes a writer question what it means to be a woman.

My Notes: Have you ever wondered how females feel about our deliberate and inherent femininity; especially when we can do it so well?   The female writer below has an epiphany similar to us when she dressed as a man. Does this sound familiar?

“I don’t know why you’re acting like this is a joke,” he said. “It’s obvious from those pictures you aren’t joking. I wanted to tell him what a relief it had been for me to stop trying so hard to be feminine….

Reverse the pronouns and substitute masculine for the feminine in the above quote.  This is an article that describes our sense of how we feel uncomfortable and trapped.  However, this article goes further and helps us see how those who know us could be envious and act out in a manner that is the opposite of how we sense their reaction.  Not all women are as certain about their feminine identity as we are.


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