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Gender Talk

In Gender Talk, several people spoke about gender non-conformity and shared details about their identities or personal experiences. One student talked about the struggle of being both gay and hispanic. He said that being gay and non-gender-conforming in a machista … Continue reading

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Gender Talk (Extra Credit)

I wish I knew more about what it’s like to have a non cis gender. After listening to my fellow students: laughing, crying, and trying to understand their plight, I feel completely powerless. One person talked about having a series … Continue reading

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Gender Talk

The performance that I watched was an untitled poem about being transgendered by an anonymous author. Kate Campbell, a member of Penn N-Cis, performed it. In the poem the author claimed that their performance of a trans-identity was a choice; … Continue reading

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Gender Talk

Students presented a lot of interesting claims about their non-cis gender identity during the open-mic Gender Talk.  One student claimed that being trapped in the wrong body causes you to not know how to live.  This sense of confusion and … Continue reading

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Gender Talk

In Gender Talk, various performers spoke and performed their thoughts about their non- cis gender identity. One performer talked about his inner conflict as a latino male and as a homosexual. He felt that “he was not in the middle … Continue reading

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