Gender Failure Quotes

Coyote, Ivan
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I was assigned female at birth and socialized as a girl in a Pentecostal family in Calgary, Alberta.
-- Rae (Introduction)

Importance: This is the first sentence from Rae in their introduction and sets up several of the premises for Rae’s identity: rejection of gender, rejection of religion, and mixed feelings about their hometown. The first phrase signifies an explanation of Rae’s origins and identity but also foreshadows to the reader that gender is a social construction and an unfair assignment to which they did not consent. Religion is also an influence in Rae’s early life, but they reject it along with gender, as they explains later in the book. They saw religion as a cause for oppression, especially against women, and rejects the way they were socialized - both as a female and as a Pentecostal person.

Gay has nothing to do with being cool at all.
-- Rosie (Rosie)

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