What is gender? - Coggle Diagram
What is gender?
gender ≠ sex
and vice versa
genetalia ≠ gender!
science has proven that more than two genders exist
lets not forget the existence of intersex ppl!
feminism is NOT about #pussypower
transphobic rhetoric: implying that all and only women have vaginas
gender expression ≠ gender either
AS IN: fem ≠ female, masc ≠ male, androgyny ≠ nb
see: bacha posh
EXPANDING ON THIS: gender expression = gender identity is ALSO a v patriarchal concept
leads to the "fem = weak masc = strong" rhetoric
women in suits: professional and classy!
THIS leads to the "nb MUST be androgynous" rhetoric as well
men in dresses: humorous and ironic
cisheteronormativity is a white supremacist concept
many cultures celebrate more than 2 genders!
as well as homosexuality/bisexuality
2 spirits, for ex
the concept of women being submissive to men always
this can be intersectional!
trans misogyny for example
often forgotten by TERFS
trans exclusionary radical feminists
lets talk about feminism
MUST BE INTERSECTIONAL!!
must challenge "traditional" thinking
look outside the binary! not every woman is cis/hetero/white/rich
THIS ALSO INCLUDES SWERFS
sex worker exclusive radical feminists
not necessarily binary
doesn't need a name either
gender is a spectrum! not everyone has a gender that fits in a given label
nb is a big umbrella for example
agender, genderfluid, bigender, genderqueer, etc
each can be coupled with a binary term! they can also be used in tandem