Gilding the Lily

  Gender Roles, according to Judith Butler, an influential academic, are learned and performed and take the form of a set of corporeal behaviours and actions. Children soon notice that gender is often centered around the concepts of femininity or masculinity. When discovering identity and joining a gender group, there are 5 steps: Investigation Investigation consists of cautious search for information. The person determines which gender will fulfill their needs. Socialisation Socialisation involves the new member accepting their identity. They must interact with the members in the group and accept the culture. Maintenance Maintenance is when the new member and the group discusses what is expected of the members; some people are not happy with the expectations or they fail to meet the expectations. Resocialisation Resocialisation of the member, helps them take on a more serious role as a member and perform tasks that society says they should do. There are two paths to go down, the individual becomes a full member of the group or the individual fails to meet the expectations again and decides to leave. Remembrance Remembrance is a reflection of the group members looking back on the memories they’ve made and how they have become one. A study in 2017 found that health risks are set by the behaviors that are instilled in males and females by the time they’re 10 or 11.       Studies showed that 6-year-old children tend to conform to choices that their peers find more popular. They begin labeling objects as “for girls” or “for boys” and conform to what is expected of them. It has been argued that...

Ladyboy Lives | Mistress Nikki

Nikki seems such a gentle and pretty girl that it’s hard to imagine her handing out discipline but Nikki has a powerful, tough streak. She has iron in her personality as well as in her pants! I just thought she was a beautiful ladyboy when we met but soon discovered more about her than I...