Sydney Dolezal

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    Sydney Dolezal
    Nationality American
    Pronouns they/them[1]
    Gender identity genderfluid[2]
    Occupation musician
    Known for Doll Skin

    Sydney Dolezal is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the American rock band Doll Skin, which was started in 2013 for a high-school Battle of the Bands.[3]

    As of 2020, Dolezal is openly bi and genderfluid[4][5], having realized these identities during the COVID-19 pandemic.[3] Their younger sibling is also nonbinary.[6]

    Quotes[edit | edit source]

    « I do believe there are biases and stigma around non-men in the music industry that make it feel cold and uninviting to anyone who doesn’t fit the masculine role you see way too often in every part of the music industry. I can only hope that we can influence more women and non-men to do what they can to make their place and make their mark in this industry.[7] »
    « Before the beginning of quarantine, like even on tour, I was still like [...] "I don't really know what I am but I guess I'm just still cishet, I'm still cis, I'm still straight, whatever," and then I got home, started really rethinking my life, and I'm like, "I am none of that." I am not straight, I am not cisgender, I am everything I never really thought I was.[3] »

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    References[edit | edit source]

    1. Twitter bio, retrieved June 21, 2021
    2. @dollskinsyd (January 30, 2021). "being trans/gender fluid in music is an adventure that i wouldn't take back since coming out i feel so incredibly honored to have influenced & educated so many people on what it means to embrace exploring your gender identity. we can exist in creative/cis-male dominated spaces" – via Twitter. line feed character in |title= at position 76 (help)
    3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Sydney Dolezal of Doll Skin". Beneath the Surface (podcast). October 19, 2020. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023.
    4. @sydney_dolezal (June 6, 2020). "gender fluid and bi!" – via Twitter.
    5. @sydney_dolezal (September 1, 2020). "hi i sing in @DollSkinBand and im genderfluid/non-binary!" – via Twitter.
    6. Dolezal, Sydney (October 3, 2019). "Doll Skin's Sydney Dolezal: Why Stereotyping Any Gender Identity Must Stop". Kerrang!. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
    7. Setnyk, Jason (March 7, 2020). "Interview with Doll Skin who are touring with Anti Flag". The Seeker Newspaper Cornwall. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved November 15, 2020.