I get asked questions similar to this statement, in nature, A LOT!
Some are pleasant, some ignorant, and many downright, for lack of a better term, FUCKING STUPID! Questions like, what do you see in her or him? They’re fat. They’re short! He’s ugly! She’s ugly What’s up with that? Is that a guy or a girl? How can you like “that”?
The list of questions and statements goes on and on at dizzying rates of speed that I just can’t keep up, nor do I want to! In my quest to finish off a TIDBIT I am working on, I came across this amazing article that answers the elements of what I am talking about here quite well. The only difference is that it hits home about stereotypes of masculinity, sex, and gender, and I am in a good position to share in all of what is written in the article, possibly because of my unique set of circumstances.
As most of you know, I LOVE it all, I LOVE people! I love masculine men, I love feminine men, I love masculine women, and I love feminine women, and definitely everyone in between pushing those boundaries. My social circle is large and varied and I wouldn’t have it any other way, and those of you that have checked out all my social pages and the photos I post, you’ll see that I completely live what I say here.
I know I present a certain image, but it is my own presentation that for many, is stereotyped as to what I supposed to be attracted to based on that image, an image not superficial to me, but superficial to some others. Yet it’s those who have that stereotype and belief of me, that I should be in what their narrow minds tend to believe!
SO have a read, it’s a great article with so many parallels. (more…)