21 June 2013

30x30: day 21. gender

Today is Day 21 of the Our Lost Jungle Thirty-By-Thirty Challenge, a challenge designed to help writers and artists foster the habit of engaging in creativity regularly. Whether you are an artist, musician, writer, or other creative type, this challenge is for you.

Each day in June will feature a prompt to help inspire you. Take on the prompt, or follow your own creative path! Please feel free to share your work here, post links to your work on your own blog or website, or just follow along (and share your progress)!

day 21. gender

Today, explore your gender. Or explore the opposite gender. Explore the significance of gender. Explore the insignificance of gender. Explore gender discovery. Explore gender confusion. Play with gender. Define it. Defy that definition. Rewrite a male character as a woman, or a woman as a man, or a man trapped in a woman’s body, or a woman trapped in a man’s. Gender your food. Decide the genders of cloths and colors, and see what happens as you mix and mismatch or blend them. Rewrite a song traditionally sung by a man to a woman to be sung by a woman to a man. See what happens when you play with, subvert, destroy, rebuild, and elsewise experiment with traditional gender definitions and signifiers. 


Inspirational Quote: “I find it ridiculous to assign a gender to an inanimate object incapable of disrobing and making an occasional fool of itself.” ~David Sedaris


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  1. I recvd the email notification this morning for this one!

  2. http://dianaterrill.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/gender/

  3. http://whimsygizmo.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/the-hymn-of-her/

  4. http://georgeplace2.blogspot.com/2013/06/day-21-genderour-lost-jungle.html


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