Sunday, May 15, 2011

My life as a man in a skirt

I've worn women's clothing and cosmetics since the age of 16 -- but that doesn't mean what you might expect

Yesterday, Salon posted this article, which "is an adapted excerpt from Jon-Jon Goulian's memoir The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt, available from Random House on May 17."

I read the article and identified with some of the things the author wrote, but not everything.

And so it goes.


  1. AnonymousMay 15, 2011

    There's a portion of a generation in Japan just like him. Over there they're called "Herbivore men".

  2. I agree that people are very uncomfortable with indeterminacy. And his story just highlights how hard it can be to stuff human sexuality into neat little boxes.