Femme: An Intentional Identity
April 01, 2019 “Femme is an intentional identity. It doesn't treat femininity as something that comes naturally, but something that is claimed. It feels like, as both a queer AND black woman, I am constantly overwritten with these pre-existing tropes about who I'm supposed to be. [...] I choose to identify as femme. It's what makes me feel like me. My version of femme wears the girliest lashes + black lipstick. My version of femme likes to build things + read books. My version of femme is a boss.” said Gause.
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