Re: virus: A brief note in regard to androgyny

Zloduska (
Mon, 03 May 1999 02:21:13 -0500

Rhonda Chapman wrote:

>The advocacy of androgyny appears to center around freedom of expression.
>Interestingly enough, I believe the outcome would be precisely the opposite.
>Androgyny by its very nature, suggests a general blending of the spectrum
>into one ambiguous shade of gray.
>Global freedom of expression can not grow from any single vision; no matter
>how Utopian it might appear. Freedom of expression is the result of
>excepting both ourselves and those very unlike us, in whatever form we
>happen to appear - jocks, "geeks", gays, whatever.

I agree with this last sentence. However, I don't think androgyny is at all about 'freedom of expression'-- but the freedom to be as kinky as you please. Androgyny is not outlawed, and I think it's about toying with perceptions of Male and Female.