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The big ideas of 2016: the end of gender

We are in a heightened state of gender sensitivity

By Serena Kutchinsky   January 2016

Which gender are you? A simple question that as traditionally elicited a simple response. But the move of transgender culture into the mainstream has sparked an embrace of gender fluidity. “More and more young people are comfortable existing outside or in conflict with the gender binary,” said KJ Rawson, an American academic and Director of the Digital Transgender Archive, which collates material from around the world. The fashion world has indeed gone crazy for gender fluid models—a trend reflected…

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