Welcome to the Alter Ego issue. Here at Modern Stitches we are passionate supporters of reinvention, so in honor of the month where we all decide to dress up as something opposite ourselves, we highlight the individuals that change egos whenever they feel!
Featured: Tilda Swinton
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So they seem to have met the modern day Enjolras…
that was a wild ride from start to finishThis student is a genius, see this is the issue with the school system when you can write shit like this and get kicked out instead of gently being shown how to use your powers for good
The Whitest Kids U’ Know x
except Ritalin isn’t a “mind control drug” it’s a legitimate form of medication used by people with ADHD.
yeah you were going really strong until upholding ableism which is in fact very intertwined with what you were previously criticizing. but no- you ruined it. fuck you.
Taking Back Idiot Nerd Girl
I thought this was a super interesting take on the meme, seen as how I was at one point a novice too.
Yes. All of this.
The last one. So much. Does it make you feel good? Does it make you feel powerful? To be the people who made you feel horrible in high school? This is a question I often have to ask of 50 year old men at conventions. It’s like they’ve forgotten.
The last one is the fucking best.
Many of us understand sex and gender as categorically separate when envisioning trans women. How do we enforce transmisogyny through biological essentialist views of what we define as “sex” when imagining trans women? This storify examines how we enforce physical & ontological gender violence through non-consensual cisnormative separations of sex and gender. Sex is very much a gendered concept with its own colonial and violent baggage.
Note: This is a partial storify. Read the full version here
She went off and ya will deal and learn.