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From Butler, "Gender as the site of psychic mimes.."

This quote reiterates Butler’s argument of gender being a social construction. A social construction created by the conventional repetitive actions and societal norms that we abide by.

My influence to search for this particular picture stemmed from something the guest lecturer said at class on Thursday. She said that “Masculinity and men are gendered as well?. I feel like we have primarily focused on the damage inflicted by gendering young women, and have not discussed equally how young males are gendered. It is a GWSS class, I know, but I just thought that this was important to note. It particularly disturbs me when I see young kids upset and crying in public and their mother or father scold them and say “stop that, be a man!?