You know how it is, right, ladies? You know a guy for a while. You hang out with him. You do fun things with him—play video games, watch movies, go hiking, go to concerts. You invite him to your parties. You listen to his problems. You do all this because you think he wants to be your friend.
Judith Butler uses the term, “gender performativity” to describe the discursive production of an inner “true” gendered subject. Gender is characterized by a stylized repetition of acts that give the illusion of natural legibility, while obscuring the contradictions of any single person’s gender act. Nonetheless, the cultural fiction that is gender is hard to expose as long as the credibility of other gender performances and identities is undermined and threatened with punishment.
and for those interested, you can find the report HERE
Vintage anti-suffrage cartoons reveal the fears of men terrified of losing privilege. Their worst fear is that women will do to them exactly what they’ve done to women. I guess some things never change.
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