Tag: gender

WHAT THE INTERNET IS SAYING ABOUT THE “ROMPHIM”

For the past week, the internet has been flipping out about the latest trend in men’s fashion - the RompHim. The RompHim is a Kickstarter project by ACED Design that began on May 15th and over one week later, it has over 30 times the original $10,000 goal the company wanted to reach by June…

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THE GENDER QUEERING OF FASHION

From Jaden Smith's skirt sporting Louis Vuitton advertising campaign, to Ungendered, Zara's unisex clothing line, a blur in the definitions of genders has become apparent in fashion, reflecting its current trend in mainstream media. I Am Jazz is a reality show on TLC about trans woman Jazz Jennings. MTV's Faking It discusses the stigma around bisexuality and features an intersex character.…

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BLURRING GENDERS – SIGNS OF THE TIMES

Heading to the bathroom is a simple task for most people but for transgender men and women in our society it is a daily struggle. The walk to a door marked with recognizable signage—a stick figure with or without a triangle dress—is one more way that transgender people, especially transgender youth have to define who they are.…

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ROBYN RENEE HASTY @ PIONEER WORKS – NYC – JUNE 11 – JULY 12

Robyn Renee Hasty : "Z" Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation 159 Pioneer St. Brooklyn, 11231 June 11th to July 12th Robyn Renee Hasty's  exhibit, "Z", brings together old art techniques with new vocabulary to engage in the eternal dialogue on the social construction of gender.   Artist and teaching resident during the past year at Pioneer Works,  Hasty's newest works is a group…

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PANETTA LIFTS BAN ON WOMEN IN COMBAT

Before officially stepping down from his position as Defense Secretary, Leon E. Panetta has lifted the ban on women in combat, a groundbreaking move that will give them the chance to be decorated and compensated as equal members of the armed forces. Panetta, who is leaving his post after 18 months on the job, is…

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