41 min

Does clothing shape gender identity‪?‬ The Gender Knot

    • Society & Culture

Gender neutral clothing is all over the news at the moment. Just a few examples include school children protesting why girls and boys have to dress differently from each other and therefore encouraging their schools to change dress codes, and department stores who are doing away with gendered sections for clothing.

We talk to two guests who work in fashion and the clothing space. We talk the relationship between how they dress and their own gender identity, and how other people in society have responded to them. Both guests were born female, and one identifies as female while the other identifies as non-binary. How has clothing shaped their own gender identities? Should there be gendered sections in clothes shops? And what will happen if clothing becomes gender neutral?

Host & producer Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

Co-producer Cady Voge

Guests Laura Kanaplue, producer of the London Queer Fashion Show Santina Sorrenti, founder of Gender Swap

Related links:

London Queer Fashion Show https://londonqueerfashionshow.com/

Gender Swap https://genderswapblog.wordpress.com/

The Gender Knot https://www.thegenderknot.com/

Music: Government Funded Weed by Black Ant (used under Creative Commons) Sourpatch by Glass Boy (used under Creative Commons)

Gender neutral clothing is all over the news at the moment. Just a few examples include school children protesting why girls and boys have to dress differently from each other and therefore encouraging their schools to change dress codes, and department stores who are doing away with gendered sections for clothing.

We talk to two guests who work in fashion and the clothing space. We talk the relationship between how they dress and their own gender identity, and how other people in society have responded to them. Both guests were born female, and one identifies as female while the other identifies as non-binary. How has clothing shaped their own gender identities? Should there be gendered sections in clothes shops? And what will happen if clothing becomes gender neutral?

Host & producer Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

Co-producer Cady Voge

Guests Laura Kanaplue, producer of the London Queer Fashion Show Santina Sorrenti, founder of Gender Swap

Related links:

London Queer Fashion Show https://londonqueerfashionshow.com/

Gender Swap https://genderswapblog.wordpress.com/

The Gender Knot https://www.thegenderknot.com/

Music: Government Funded Weed by Black Ant (used under Creative Commons) Sourpatch by Glass Boy (used under Creative Commons)

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