This is partially inspired by Midori's awesome drawing (shown above).
What does it mean to be feminine?
Wearing a dress?
Having a vagina?
Playing with dolls?
Being a mother?
Liking romantic comedies?
Wanting love over sex?
Having long hair?
Being a victim?
Taking care of people?
Not liking video games, electronics, sports, machinery, math, science, technology, etc.?
Or is being feminine simply feeling and identifying as such, while doing whatever it is you want to do-be it fixing a car, peeing while standing up, or playing with Barbie dolls? Does this word really mean anything at all?
What does it mean to be masculine?
Having a penis?
Holding back all emotion(except anger, that is)?
Being sexually promiscuous?
Liking sports and tech?
Wanting sex over love?
Being a hero?
Having short hair?
Being the one to work?
Liking action movies?
Or is being masculine simply feeling and identifying as such, while doing whatever it is you want to do-be it dancing ballet, wearing a dress, or watching sports? Does this word really mean anything at all?
Why do we let ourselves be constrained by these binaries of gender? Why do we allow ourselves to be so limited by them?
Maybe it's time we just let ourselves be free.
(and yes, the title is a reference to this: http://encyclopediadramatica.com/Fuckin_Magnets)