From Kara Weisenstein’s article at VICE Creators:

What constitutes “normal” gender expression is changing at an exponential rate, but society is still obsessed with labeling identity. Rivera and Lillis have consciously cultivated a relationship free from the pressure to conform to normative roles. “I don’t really see gender as a fundamental part of my identity, or even as a solid, static thing that I’m trying to reach,” Lillis says. “I’m kind of in between or moving around [a gender expression], and however people react to that is fine. It’s okay if I confuse people.”

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