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Reduction—You Are What You Eat

Up Against the Skirt: Reshaping the Gendered Body (Part 1)

In the fourth grade, my mother gave me permission to get the hairstyle of my two idols, my older brother and Eddie Furlong in Terminator II: the bowl cut. I wasn’t interested in mere tomboy play — from a young age, I was confused by the binaries and boundaries between male and female, because I felt like a fraud…

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