Gender nonconformity is having its heyday — for better and worse. For the better: social media has created a space for more kids and adults alike to express their gender in ways more fluid, nontraditional, and abstract than ever before.
Yay, gender nonconformity! For the worse: the transgender and nonbinary community has become a right-wing scapegoat. More statewide anti-trans bills have been introduced this year than in years past and give any Republican about 10 minutes before they make some half-assed joke about pronouns like it’s their God-given duty.
While the very idea of gender at all is a social construct effectively instituted to control bodies, suppress autonomy, and keep people on the margins, gender policing is reaching aRead more on thegavoice.com