Episode 59: How to Wear Too Much Makeup
What happens when we wear makeup like war paint? Best-selling writer RO Kwon confronts 'China doll' stereotypes with eyeshadow. Then, activist and author Jacob Tobia flips off the gender binary with a bold lip and five o'clock shadow.
Bindel, Julie. Come on feminists, ditch the makeup bag. It’s a far more radical statement than burning your bra. The Independent. Jan 22, 2019.
Ford, Tyler. Why Jacob Tobia’s Coming-of-Gender Memoir Sissy Is on Our Must-Read List. Them. Aug. 29, 2018.
Lubitz, Rachel. Is “Gender-Neutral” Just A Beauty Buzzword — Or Something Greater? Refinery29. Aug. 22, 2018.
Sharma, Geena. Alok Vaid-Menon on Breaking Beauty Standards. Paper Magazine. March 1, 2019.
Weiss, Suzanna. Jacob Tobia Stars in Campaign for Gender-Neutral Makeup Brand Fluide Beauty. Teen Vogue. March 8, 2018.