The same people who tell you that “science” has shown that race doesn’t exist, who insist on wearing masks outside in summer weather after being vaccinated, who say that eating meat is cruel and destroying the planet also insist that you can rotate through 20,000 recently discovered gender identities which are entirely real in your mind as the mood strikes.
“It seems fairly unlikely that when Irwin Shaw wrote “The Girls in Their Summer Dresses,” his classic paean to “a million wonderful women, all over the city,” drifting along the pavement as warm breezes tugged at their hems, he could have envisioned a day when those “girls” would as likely be men. Sexist and dated as Shaw’s much anthologized 1939 story may be, it did lay out truths about urban existence and the unalloyed joy of looking.
Those pleasures, largely withheld over the last 16 months, have returned as we venture forth from our caves. To the delighted surprise of at least one observer, a considerable number of us apparently used the time in confinement to rethink some shibboleths about who gets to wear what.
Khoa Sinclair, for instance, treated lockdown as a time of experimentation, a chance to push a style already liberated from rigid binary conventions into the realm of “next-level femininity.”
So there was Mx. Sinclair, 26, on a recent warm afternoon sauntering through Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, slick forelock curled in an anime flip, inked arms emerging from the sleeves of a sinuous Issey Miyake pleated dress …”
In the video below, he keeps using the term “body privilege.” I had never heard that one before. Apparently, it means being tall, thin and beautiful. These concepts like systematic racism are constantly being conjured into existence in obscure corners of academia and new -isms and -phobias are being created which make you a terrible person for not believing in them.
Note: BTW, none of this is censored on YouTube.