Re: from a pangender individual...
Posted by Jimmy on 4/18/2008, 7:49 pm, in reply to "from a pangender individual..."
Thank you for your response, I appreciate it. Do you think that these traditional gender roles effect the scene? Is there a divide between how men and women engage with the subculture?
Do you mind if I quote or paraphrase your response in my essay? Would I be wrong in assuming you identify with the gothic subculture?
: I find that, for all the talk of
: openmindedness and progressivness, gender
: roles remain almost exactly the same through
: all subcultures.
: Sure, styles of dress might be different,
: and it's more socially acceptable, for
: example, for the males to wear makeup, and
: non-hetero sexualities may appear more
: common and tolerated, but I think a lot of
: this is just part of the image. It's
: "hip and edgy" to play with gender
: and sexuality, but at the end of the day,
: most are just like the general population,
: clinging to tired gender roles.