Takarazuka was the first troupe to introduce the revue ”Mon Paris”,
to Japan which was staged in 1927 and heralded the arrival of the revue
era. All performers are women - a unique feature, considering the
composition of other revue companies around the world. The first
performance of the Takarazuka was in 1914 and the revue is still going
I went to my first party since topsurgery tonight. Being able to wear one layer, not have on a binder, and unbutton my shirt most of the way.. It’s just all such a great feeling. I’m literally becoming me everyday. It’s the most surreal thing to experience, especially with my beautiful partner by my side.
When I first cut my hair, I was misgendered by a lot of folks and got really insecure. So then I would try to wear pink or other really feminine clothing/colors to compensate for orientation and hair cut and make myself feel “pretty.”
And then one day, I decided I loved myself more than anything else and said an eternal “fuck you” to anyone else’s ignorance or hatred.
I am well.
I am queer.
I am proud.
I am always beautiful……and some days (like today), I still wear pink just because I can.
To all my followers: What is a piece of artwork or song or quote from literature that answers the question, "What does "queer" mean?"
My mother, who is currently getting her PhD, is making a documdrama in her epistemologies class, and I said I would try to help her out with this one.
There’s really no right or wrong answer. It can be art, music, or literature that deals with queerness, or has queer characters in it, can be something that had you question heteronormativity or your own sexuality when you were younger, really anything.