“Femmes are shallow and materialistic.”
What comes to your mind when you think of queer femmes? Perhaps it’s a woman who wears skirts, heels, and makeup – but you might not know femmes as well as you think.
The common assumptions debunked in this comic cover what femmes can look like, what they like in bed and relationships, what it means to “pass” as straight, and more.
Here’s a chance to learn a lot more about femmes, change the misconceptions you believe, and find out exactly why these assumptions are harmful.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- How Stereotypes About What Queer Women Look Like Erases Femmes
- 4 Ways to Support Queer Femmes – Instead of Erasing Us from Queer Communities
Annah Anti-Palindrome is a Contributing Writer for Everyday Feminism. She is a bay-area based writer, musician and queer/femme antagonist who hails from the working-class craters at the base of the Sierra Foothills. For more info on her work, see annahantipalindrome.com. To contact, message her via her facebook fan page!
Rhea Ewing is a queer artist living in Wisconsin. Rhea is involved in a number of comic projects, including the monthly comics challenge site “The Radome” and a 350+ page nonfiction graphic novel about gender identity in the Midwest called FINE: A Comic About Gender. You can find more of zir work at rheaewing.com and finecomic.com or connect on Twitter @finecomic. Check out zir work here!
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