Our culture has arrived at a transgender moment.
“The end of gender is near,” says Robin Givens, the Washington Post fashion critic.
Menswear designers are on a mission to eradicate it. Some are going full bore, wielding lace shirts and floppy, grandma blouses like cultural grenades. Others are taking a stealth approach, quietly chiseling away the boundaries between masculinity and femininity through non-traditional retail, models and silhouettes.
And a Post advice columnist answers a question about when to use the transgender title “Mx.” Some are saying that we should just use it for everyone. But don’t use it for Caitlyn Jenner, who is a woman. [Read more…]