Sarah Dopp

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Sarah Dopp is a genderqueer bisexual[3] woman known for building the Genderfork online community ("a supportive community for the expression of identities across the gender spectrum") starting in 2007[2] and the Genderplayful marketplace ("an online marketplace for gender-variant folks to sell clothing to one another") in 2011.[4]

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"I identify as queer. The word resonates with me and seems to describe both my gender and my sexuality, which are two separate things. I understand that a lot of people are still uncomfortable with that word, though, so I try to be flexible. You can call me bisexual or androgynous, and I'll believe you understand who I am. If you live in a world where there are only two categories for gender or sexuality, you can put me in whichever one feels most comfortable to you. I usually won't argue."[5]

"I think sexualities (along with genders) are as unique as personalities. Categories make it easier to make assumptions and generalizations about people, but that's only useful when you're trying to paint broad strokes. When it comes to loving people, you have to listen to how they feel and what they want as individuals, no matter who they are."[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Sarah Dopp (13 December 2009). "Frequently Asked Questions about Gender and Sexuality in Doppland". Dopp Juice Archive. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Frequently Asked Questions about Genderfork". Genderfork. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  3. Sarah Dopp (9 February 2008). "Queer". Dopp Juice Archive. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  4. Sarah Dopp (31 December 2011). "2011: It didn't kill us". Dopp Juice Archive. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  5. Dr. Karen Rayne (20 March 2008). "Gender and Sexual Identity Development – part 1". karenrayne.com. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  6. "Interview with Sarah Dopp". edenfantasys.com. 12 January 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2020.