Watching ‘Notting Hill’ and Wanting to Be Julia
I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to overlook certain aspects of her appearance.
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The decline from mascbot into mere mascot is that which transmasculinity resists. And it is the challenge that “the Austin Powers type” encounters, too.
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“Medusa’s ugliness grew and grew, becoming something greater than herself but still part of her legend.”
It is not so much that these things are invisible as it is that people are trained to hide them, and society is conditioned to look away from them.