Tag Archives: gender non-conforming

Conchita Wurst – From Vienna with Love – Sydney Opera House, Australia

The amazing Conchita Wurst in concert at The Sydney Opera House “From Vienna with Love” Conchita’s concert in Sydney Opera House “From Vienna with Love” (ORF eins, 10.05.2016) with EN/DE/RU/FR Subtitles | Кончита Вурст, концерт в сиднейской опере, русские субтитры … Continue reading

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What Are Protections Based On Gender Identity and Expression?

An effective infographic used in Miami to clarify what protections, in ordinances and laws that include gender identity and expression, are all about.

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11 Times Gender Norms Got The Middle Finger in 2015 – MTV

You really should check out this look at MTV’s look at the 11 times gender norms got the finger. Here’s an excerpt from the opening paragraphs of the article by Rae Paoletta… Gender is a construct, and should be treated … Continue reading

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Moschino Barbie Ad Features A Boy

This is the first time a boy has been featured in a Barbie advertisement and he steals the show. I guess the barriers to boys loving toys formerly labeled “girls toys” is slowly being broken down. A step forward in … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Joke – No Soy Tu Chiste 🌟Advocacy Art by Daniel Arzola

Daniel Arzola is an artist from Venezuela using his talent to chip away at the ignorance of the world. His ‘I Am Not A Joke’ – ‘No Soy Tu Chiste’ campaign aims to spread awareness and compassion for the queer and … Continue reading

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What Boy Does With Doll May Shock You!

A follow-up video in response to the previous video of a dad supporting his son in selecting a doll at a toy store.

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Boy Chooses A Doll – His Dad Reacts

A refreshingly positive reaction from a dad who’s son chooses a doll as a replacement gift.

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Barbie Boy -Short Film

A short film about a boy who’s favorite toy is a classic Barbie doll and how the reactions and comments by his parents affect him.

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Kumu Hina

An inspirational and moving documentary that follows the story of a native Hawaiian trans woman who coaches a boys Hulu troupe and helps a girl who joins the boy’s troupe. It also follows the coach’s search for love and happiness.

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TAEMIN 태민_Pretty Boy ft. KAI (EXO) Music Video

I am a big fan of the Korean group SHINee in general and the often androgynous Taemin in particular. In this song he addresses his “pretty boy” image and confronts toxic masculinity – for example in this line: “Why is … Continue reading

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Why this designer put his 11-year-old son in a campaign | Dazed

This is sure to get people talking which is, I suppose, the purpose of fashion campaigns. This campaign is part of the agender fashion movement. One of the fashion brands that is part of this movement is Acne Studios. Acne … Continue reading

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Scout – To The Manly Man Daddy

Great poem about a homophobic parent; yes really!

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Gender Crisis (ft. Dion Yorkie) – Masculinity & Femininity

Two cis gay men, Calum McSwiggin and Dion Yorkie, talk about how restrictive gender role expectations impact their lives. A very refreshing discussion and one more gay men should have.

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Don’t expect gender nonconforming kids to conform. Ever. – My Son Wears Heels

Julie, the proud mom of a non-binary gender identified offspring, shares her tale of a night out at the theater, in her blog My Son Wears Heels. Here are the opening paragraphs and photos. Continue reading and viewing by following … Continue reading

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Gender – A Short Film

A thoughtful look at gender and what it means to be male, female and non-binary. This video is more about a few people’s specific thoughts and experiences about gender and is not an attempt to throughly examine gender academically. I … Continue reading

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Men In Heels, Gender’s Fluidity + Jaden Smith

Kat, in another excellent video, explains the difference between gender expression and gender identity.

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HollySiz – The Light (Redux)

This amazing music video, from Hollysiz, for the beautiful song “The Light,” tells the story of one father’s journey from confusion and hostility to finally embracing his gender creative child. In just under four minutes an entire dramatic arc is … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Celebs Who Fight Gender Norms, From Miley Cyrus & Her New Foundation To Laverne Cox’s Amazing Advocacy | Bustle

Bustle looks a 6 celebrities challenging gender norms and conventions… What is gender? Gender is the way one categorizes themself as male, female, or otherwise (agender, genderqueer, etc), and it is a part of one’s identity that may stand apart … Continue reading

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Agender Fashion: Is ‘Womenswear’ A Thing Of The Past?

It seems that agender is not just a gender identity, or more correctly a genderless identity, but is also a fashion trend. I like to borrow a term used to describe gender non-conforming kids and apply it to this fashion … Continue reading

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Jaden and Willow Smith Are Proud To Be Misfits

In this interview filmed in, of all places Dubai, Jaden and Willow talk, among other things, about gender rules when it comes to fashion and how they are not using those rules in designing clothes.

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