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this week in gender bending: happy v-day to all!

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Been thinking about declaring your romantic intent?  This form letter might help you out.

Need a cute pick-me-up?  Su Fei (the American anchor) interviews couples in Beijing about their Valentine’s Day plans.  My favorite part is the elderly couple explaining how Valentine’s Day is only for young folks.

However your day unfolds, we at genderpanic wish you the best!

happy almost v-day!

I hope this upcoming St. Valentine’s Day finds you healthy and happy and loving yourself (and others). Gender-Panic would like to ring in the occasion with a quick to reminder to get out there and support your local performances of “The Vagina Monologues”. It’s a great opportunity to take a lovely somebody out for a moving, hilarious, and informative show, while supporting local women’s groups in the process. You can find a show near you by visiting the events section of the V-Day website here.  If you’d rather spend the night in, GP highly recommends the Logo special “Beautiful Daughters”, a short documentary piece about an all trans production of “The Vagina Monologues”.

I’d like to close with a short note on the recent wave of controversy following the hyper-masculine, “hen-pecked” men theme made very present in the Super Bowl ads this past weekend.  The main ad of concern was the Dodge Charger ad entitled “Man’s Last Stand”.  The premise of the ad is that because men put up with their mothers, sisters, girlfriends, and wives, they should be allowed to drive an expensive sports car.  Because being a man is hard…  And …

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