menuclose

Alok Vaid-Menon

“I don’t have to be binary in order to be beautiful, I don’t have to be binary in order to be safe. I don’t have to be binary in order to be real.'”

Alok Vaid-Menon - They Them Project - Brent Dundore

 


EPISODE INFO

In this episode of They/Them Project Podcast by Brent Dundore, I had the pleasure of speaking with Aloke Vaid-Menon. Don’t miss this unique interview, as well as the other people interviewed that day.  EXPERIENCE THE ENTIRE PROJECT AT: TheyThemProject.org


Q & A

How do we degender fashion?

It’s not about introducing new “gender-neutral” clothing, it’s about recognizing that clothing doesn’t have gender to begin with. There are no such thing as “women’s clothes” or “men’s clothes,” there are just clothes. We have the power to give individual articles of clothing meaning, but they don’t have some universal meaning out of that. Rather than describing looks as “masculine” or “feminine,” resource a more expansive vocabulary and be more precise: color, texture, pattern, fit. Most importantly: don’t pressure other people and yourself to dress another way in order to “look more ____,” people can define what masculinity, femininity, and anything else look to them! To hear more about gender and fashion along with more info on my own gender journey go to TheyThemProject.org.


SEE THE FULL PROJECT HERE

RECENT PROJECT POSTS:

 

FOLLOW US:
Alok

    

They/Them Project

          

  Brent  Dundore

            

CONTACT

Please fill out the form below to tell me more about you and your photo needs.

Form submitted successfully, thank you.Error submitting form, please try again.

-

PORTFOLIOS:

Creative Production

Activism

Industry Photography

Promotional Photography

Headshot Photography

Personal Portraits

Special Events

Art

Coming Soon.

Dundore photo

Serving Monterey & San Francisco Bays, Big Sur, Santa Cruz, San Jose, Palo Alto & Beyond