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Brushstrokes: 11 Assumptions About Being Butch – And Why They Need to Stop

A poster of the comic ‘11 Assumptions about being a butch (and why they need to stop)’ A person can be seen on the left side of the poster. There is a speech bubble next to the person with the text “People make many assumptions about me because of the way I dress.

The misconceptions associated with the varied manifestations of femininity can be exceedingly deleterious and reinforce gender roles, traditional patriarchal ideas, and stereotypes related to bodies, expressions and the way we experience our sexual and romantic relationships. This brilliant comic by Everyday Feminism unpacks some of the assumptions that people make based on an individual’s appearance, and explains why they need to stop.

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