I Detest the Gender Binary

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 212 People

    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree
    46-50
    Jun 8, 2014

    The Pain It Causes

    The gender binary causes so much pain and sorrow in this world.  People are crammed into those little boxes that keep one from expressing the true self.  Throughout my life, I have had to fit in one or the other.  Mostly the male box.  I have allowed the...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois
    56-60
    15 Responses Jul 18, 2009

    I don't have the same level of feelings

    that people have about the gender binary in here, but I do wish for a world where everyone doesn't have to be "male" or "female". While I am unsure of what "label" I fit under in terms of gender, I know that neither of these terms fit me. I want to add my gender to my profile...
    faeriefate faeriefate
    18-21
    Mar 15, 2014

    Defined

    Gender Binary- the common idea that there are only two groups that a person, action, or behavior can belong in: male or female   This promotes sticking people into boxes, stereotyping labels slapped over their eyes and mouths. Which contradicts all forms of realistic...
    realitychallenged realitychallenged
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Mar 29, 2008

    How Society Emasculates The Truth.

    I consider myself post gendered. Let me explain what I mean: I think that we should stop assigning roles to both genders. I Think we should let nature decide what’s masculine and what feminine, let god sorts it out. Not man. Physical gender is VERY binary. I maintain that...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2012

    See What My Little Brother Had to Say

    I just had to share this. I asked my 10 year old brother what he thought masculinity and femininity meant yesterday (yeah, I am of the opinion that you're never too young to think about things.) His answer: "I don't think they exist. They are just stereotypes...
    musicspirit musicspirit
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 28, 2009

    Amazing That It Is Accepted At All

    when the notion of the gender binary has not a shred of medical evidence to back it up. Simply, accepted wishful thinking. ...well, wished for by some. Perhaps some day we can just all be who we are, dress how we wish, express our true selves, and the rest of the world will be...
    GirlieSpirit GirlieSpirit
    41-45, T
    6 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    Gender Blindness = Racial Blindness = Both Problems.

    gender blindness = racial blindness. So barack obama was elected so racism is over right? Right? Yeah. Same ******* thing on the gender blindness front.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Sep 19, 2012

    Why I Hate The Gender Binary And The Culture That Promotes It (rewrite, Merge For Repurposing)

    I was born in Oregon  (around Hillsboro, a suburb of Portland) and eventually migrated  ALL over the country. eventually ending up right back where I Started. The place I lived the second longest was Orland Florida, because my father got a job for Disney... This was great in...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Mar 9, 2012

    I Now Know (for Sure?)

    I took the Cogiati Test, now I am not one to believe that tests can layout what a person is all about completely. But this one helped me get a better veiw of myself, a veiw that I was sure of,  this just confirmed it. So where does this lead me? not in a different direction...
    paddytram paddytram
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

    My Life (Updated With Deeper Regressions And More Details For 2013)

    When I was first born into this world we quickly found out i had A.D.H.D, but only when I was 13 did we find out more. I am hesitant to tell you what else because I'm afraid you'll judge me too quickly. I don't suffer my symptoms from A.D.H.D anymore, But I was hard to discipline...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Jun 20, 2013

    Non Binary Me

      I Detest the gender Binary because I don’t fit Because saying I’m Male means excluding Most of me. Saying I’m Female means excluding Most of me.   I’m Me & I’m both Gender Identities that do fit are Intergender Androgyne...
    kinkly kinkly
    31-35
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2008

    Why Is It When I Seek Attention Is Totally Me Doing What I Do But When A Woman Does It?

    she's shamed back and forth for it.All a woman has is her bubbly exteiror. if it breaks down people judge her.if a guy breaks down he's seen as sexy, everyone wants to know what's going thru my head.I'm showered with affection. but her? she has to be a tower of strength.This is...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Jul 14, 2012

    Did A Youtube Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKj5-u8EpSM
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Mar 2, 2011

    Newsflash To The Offended.

    http://www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology/ATLAS_EN/html/the_social_roles_of_men_and_wo.html there’s a term that I Feel I might have allowed to be bandied about called “approppiation” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_appropriation when it comes to gender identity it...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Sep 19, 2012

    Jesse Boy..

    I detest the binary. i love and care for many transgendered persons and know a few genderqueer people. They're some of the strongest i've ever met, and i admire them so much. I've always been comfortable being female, well aside from descrimated but i never thought of changing...
    paws615 paws615
    16-17
    3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Just Introducing Myself...

    I consider myself pansexual and polyamorous, [the actual orientation,] if any label.  I'm openminded to the possibility of varying degrees between 'straight' and 'gay' but, truthfully, I think that you just love whomever you love, and are attracted to whomever...
    MeMena MeMena
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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