Gender norms, society, and the pressure to conform.

I suppose I should be honest. I’m a non binary trans person. There was a time when I wanted to be a woman, but I eventually realised that it wasn’t really worth it. Does anyone really want periods? I wouldn’t think so. Initially I rejected masculinity, but I eventually came back for it because I … More Gender norms, society, and the pressure to conform.

Gender roles, Or what makes something “feminine”?

I’ve been talking to someone lately about gender roles and the like. It got me thinking. These days, being a certain gender seems to entail doing some really interesting things. A man is supposed to care about his appearance, but no too much, be tough and unfeeling but also not a total jerk. Bright colours? … More Gender roles, Or what makes something “feminine”?