Veering off of the binary

Posted: December 16, 2008 in Uncategorized

Amazing outfit. I get a central american tribal feeling. The color of the tights is amazing. The frontpiece is amazing. Their* attitude is out of this world.

This outfit demonstrates something about gender. If they just wore tights and makeup it would be femme drag, and it would bring my attention to gender. Because this outfit is more baroque and complex they have their own gender. For me this outfit veers off of the gender binary, it is neither male not female, but it is definitely drag.

* I use they and their as gender neutral pronouns sometimes. It is not officially sanctified sanctified by the grammar police, but it is part of spoken American English and it fills a need.

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