Thursday, November 3, 2016

Myths About Non-Binary People and its Relation to Masculinity

The article attached offers a view into the myths surrounding non-binary people, which in itself is a good read, but it also focuses on how this plays into masculinity. As stated by the article, sexism is rooted in, "One is the privileging of masculinity and maleness over femininity and femaleness, and another is non-binary oppression — or forced conformity to binary gender expectations." The binarial approach to life is one the western world seems stuck on, despite the multitude of non-binary genders that other cultures have embraced for millennia. This new view into gender identity and gender expression could serve to help dismantle some of the more toxic views of masculinity based on the fact that it always works in opposition to femininity.

Myths About Non-Binary People

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