Gender is not a spectrum

You do not need to have a deep, internal, essential experience of gender to be free to dress how you like, behave how you like, work how you like, love who you like. You do not need to show that your personality is feminine for it to be acceptable for you to enjoy cosmetics, cookery and crafting. You do not need to be genderqueer to queer gender. The solution to an oppressive system that puts people into pink and blue boxes is not to create more and more boxes that are any colour but blue or pink. The solution is to tear down the boxes altogether.

Nigel Warburton

It’s probably a faux pas to put the end of a article as an upfront quote. But it’s blog, so who cares.

Anyway a great article exploring why the expansion of gender isn’t necessarily a good thing.

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