I just discovered the term “spectrumslide” as an alternative to the term “genderbend” and I REALLY think people should start using it and loving it as much as I do. It takes into account both the gender and sex spectrums, so not only is it not transphobic, it also is a lot more interesting and fun to experiment with.
( for pangeasplits, who said: bubble bath)
It started as a joke, really. Charles had said, half amused and half exasperated, “Listen, Erik, just—instead of plotting the murder of all humans because a boy was rude to you at the grocery check-out counter, why not, I don’t know, make tea or…