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Femme in Public What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology Who hurt the people who hurt you Let's figure it out Femme In Public 2017 is a collection of poetry by nonbinary artist Alok Vaid Menon In the author's words it is a dream of what it could look like to celebrate transfemininity in public – both in ourselves and for the people who desire us by which I mean everyone across time always

10 thoughts on “Femme in Public

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    A short easy to read book of deep but short pieces I cried I laughed and I learned to think different about the words and names we use to talk about clothes and people It makes me wonder how we can be free when we are always in spaces full of rules

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    Mandatory reading for everyone I was so completely moved and inspired and so glad Alok shared this I made audible noises because they describe the pain that I feel so completely and wholly THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

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    «THEY WILL SAYthey will say that femininity is not powerfulthey will say that we are vain selfish and foolishthey will say that we need to focus on the real issuesthey will say nothing when we are attacked theywill say that we do not exist until they need someoneto blame they will say that we are imposters fraudspred

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    This is a slim but exceptional volume I've been a fan and follower of Alok Vaid Menon's online presence for a long time; it's absolutely delightful to dig deeper into their poetry It's hard to pick a favorite piece because all of the poems are so strong and also come from the same emotional place One line that has kept ringin

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    Someone get me this book ASAP

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    I got this book when I was lucky enough to see them preform in Berkeley last month and I saved it for a day when I would really need it Like Maya Angelou and Audre Lorde before them their words reached right down into my soul I love every poem in this collectionTHEY WILL SAY is probably my favorite favorite in this collection I really really

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    Alok writes thought provoking pieces on inhabiting a world that is hostile toward femininity especially for trans femmes of color They explore the harassment and abuse they receive day to day in one of the most intimately vulnerable collections I've read in a long time

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    the most beautiful and sad little book of poems i just read on the train from berlin each has made ME GO AUAUAAAAUAAAA absolute favourite would love to print out the whole book and put it as my wallpaper so sad so good Promise me you understand that I wasn’t just assignedmale at birth I’m assigned male every day walking onthe street Promise me you under

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    Apparently it is possibly to imagine beyond identity politicswhat is a man but a uestion mark so lonely it wrappedaround itself so many times it began to resemble a body? For those of us who long for prayers Promise me you understand that I wasn’t just assignedmale at birth I’m assigned male every day walking onthe street Promise me you understand that as a fo

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