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Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby skirtingtoday » Mon May 13, 2019 8:51 pm

Article in the BBC today about men in skirts supporting gender stereotypes and same sex marriage proposals in Tiawan.

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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby Freedomforall » Mon May 13, 2019 9:57 pm

I am glad the men are wearing skirts to support a cause, however, I don't like freedom of dress being side by side with LBGTQ issues. I feel it only further serves to confuse people when they see us dressed in skirts.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby mishawakaskirt » Tue May 14, 2019 2:32 am

Freedomforall wrote:I am glad the men are wearing skirts to support a cause, however, I don't like freedom of dress being side by side with LBGTQ issues. I feel it only further serves to confuse people when they see us dressed in skirts.


I whole heartily agree. Why do MIS have to be attached to LGBTQrstuvwxyz.

I'm so frustrated with this constant attachment.
This is the biggest reason I have for not skirting publicly.

Wearing skirts is comfortable. It does not and will not affect or change my sexuality!

I guess we need to wear t shirts that say " just comfortable"
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby DonP » Tue May 14, 2019 11:15 am

At least they all look like MEN in skirts and not like cross dressers trying to look pretty.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby crfriend » Tue May 14, 2019 12:34 pm

mishawakaskirt wrote:Why do MIS have to be attached to LGBTQrstuvwxyz.

I think it's primarily ignorance. Folks are trying to rationalise what's going on, and that's the only bucket that comes to mind, even if it's factually incorrect. I really don't sense any overt animosity for the most part. Sure there are some reactionaries who make the connection deliberately to be offensive, but I really think those are in the minority.
DonP wrote:At least they all look like MEN in skirts and not like cross dressers trying to look pretty.

That depends on how one wants to frame "pretty". I've been called "pretty" in the past, and even "beautiful" a few times -- and that's considering that I am unmistakably male. I dress for myself, not for others, and if somebody finds that attractive then I've brightened someone else's day. It's true enough that "pretty" and "beautiful" aren't usually applied to guys, but in reality, what's "bad" about the words? I'm thinking that it's just convention.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby skirtyscot » Tue May 14, 2019 10:43 pm

mishawakaskirt wrote:Why do MIS have to be attached to LGBTQrstuvwxyz.

I'm so frustrated with this constant attachment.
This is the biggest reason I have for not skirting publicly.

That is the wrong response. You should wear your skirts in public whenever the feeling takes you, to show that any man can wear a skirt. Many onlookers will unthinkingly toss you into the LGBTQWTF bucket, but you can make it clear enough to anyone you interact with that you don't belong there.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby dillon » Thu May 16, 2019 1:13 am

mishawakaskirt wrote:
Freedomforall wrote:I am glad the men are wearing skirts to support a cause, however, I don't like freedom of dress being side by side with LBGTQ issues. I feel it only further serves to confuse people when they see us dressed in skirts.


I whole heartily agree. Why do MIS have to be attached to LGBTQrstuvwxyz.

I'm so frustrated with this constant attachment.
This is the biggest reason I have for not skirting publicly.

Wearing skirts is comfortable. It does not and will not affect or change my sexuality!

I guess we need to wear t shirts that say " just comfortable"

I once shared that fear...of being lumped-in with gay, TV, trans, or whatever. But I have come to see us all as brothers in the fight against conventional prejudice. So I am willing to accept the labels, and proudly. Those labels will be applied to you regardless, so, IMHO, it’s counter-productive to ignore that fact. We will never be accepted, and society will never be accepting until we ALL get with the program.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby denimini » Thu May 16, 2019 11:27 am

I think that anyone wearing what they choose is good regardless of reasoning. People will make their own assumptions about someone they know nothing about but that is their folly. I have a beard, wear work boots and have some hair on my legs, so I think that I give a cue to my situation but some might think that I am a failed crossdresser. I don't care what strangers think, at least in a reasonably civilised society. Friends know better and will ask if concerned or interested.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby moonshadow » Sat May 18, 2019 2:49 am

What is the common denominator of LGBT, us, crossdressers, etc...?

We all just want to live our life freely and in peace.

When we unite under that umbrella (of nothing more than the freedom to follow our own paths), then I believe we are stronger together.

Note that there are some in the LGBT (all four letters) that are opposed to what we do. Everybody is different in how they offer their support or lack thereof.

I've had homosexuals laugh at me right alongside of obnoxious rednecks.

Obviously there are some in the G and T group that don't want to be associated with us either.

Meh... to each their own. I could care less.
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Re: Men wearing skirts in Tiawan

Postby crfriend » Sat May 18, 2019 11:23 am

moonshadow wrote:We all just want to live our life freely and in peace.

You, I, and likely the overwhelming bulk of humanity. Really, the thing that spoils it are a very, very few -- and the fact that those few tend to be drawn to power makes the situation worse. Humanity in bulk is a reasonably benign thing; humanity whipped into a frenzy is an entirely ugly and dangerous thing. Right now it's being actively whipped up; remove the creeps in power who are agitating things and it'll return to a reasonable state after a while.
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