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coming to femme: unspelling the gender binary in women's only spaces

i wrote this poem after spending a month in a women's center multiple times a week. it was around this time that i started using the pronoun 'they'. the poem explores childhood experiences, what i understand femme to mean, and how all of this relates to a binary gendered space like a women's center - a space which i both hold deep reverence for and also feel uncomfortable in for a number of reasons.

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