“I like that I can just sit on the couch and have a beer while you cook and it doesn’t have to have any deeper meaning than that. I guess I take it for granted that you don’t read anything more into that, like a lot of girls would.”

For as long as I can remember I’ve known that I was interested in non-normative expressions of gender, bored by what “masculinity” means culturally and what it is supposed to look like visually.