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The future is fluid: Are we heading for a gender-neutral society?


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by Rose Mary Roche
21st Apr 2021

Read time: 9 mins

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Will the future see us unifying elements of our humanity rather than the distinctions of gender?

Harry Styles on the cover of US Vogue in a dress last year caused a sartorial storm. Even though the death toll from coronavirus in the US was soaring at the time, some right-wing figures found the image of Styles more upsetting than the pandemic crisis. Conservative commentators believe that the appearance of men in dresses undermines the very idea of manhood while liberals suggest it reflects the crisis in modern masculinity. With the world...

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