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Trans Brilliance: CN Lester on Music, Psychology, Gender, and Activism

TransEthics: I’ve interviewed a couple of non-binary people in the past. How do you define “non-binary”?

CN Lester: I would probably say that I don’t define it — I think the very appeal is that there is no fixed definition — or, rather, than everyone has their own, and we respect individual interiority — that’s the whole point. 2,145 more words

Transgender

Female trans in Vogue

If you follow my blog for several months, you might have read my articles about Androgyny. If not I invite you to read this article by clicking… 199 more words

Androgyny

" The earth is filled with harmony and trust when the alliance between man and woman is lived properly. "

The title is a quote from Pope Francis’s latest General Audience on April 15. He intends to speak about the complementarity of men and women in his next General Audience tomorrow as well. 392 more words

Marriage

Pope Francis on Gender Theory

Pope Francis has been expressing his faith based perspectives on Gender Theory and the basis of a covenantal sacramental marriage.

It would seem that The Advocate may rue naming Pope Francis the person of the year in 2013.

Aphorisms

{11.4.15} (un)mask

We Wear the Mask // Paul Lawrence Dunbar

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;

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Reflection

Who's Afraid of Gender Theory?

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing Emer O’Toole’s debut ‘Girls Will Be Girls’ for the Irish Independent. What I enjoyed most about the book, aside from O’Toole’s chatty style and unfailing honesty, was the accessible manner in which she weaves gender, performance and sociological theory with personal experience to illuminate the ways binary gender limits our lives. 571 more words

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Burns-Ardolino, W. A. 2003. Reading Woman: Displacing the Foundations of Femininity.

Burns-Ardolino, Wendy A. 2003. “Reading Woman: Displacing the Foundations of Femininity.” Hypatia 18(3):42-59.

Comparing the use of undergarments – tights, garters, body slimmers as a way that “these garments encourage, train, and police women’s performance of normative feminine motility, spatiality, and comportment” (43). 595 more words

Gender Theory