tfw Oxford Dictionary of English hasnʼt read Judith Butler
“what is the difference between these two?? is it really such a big deal??”
point #1 suggests one HAS a gender, which one THEN performs
however, just as you cannot have a promise without first doing a promising, you cannot have a gender without FIRST doing a gendering
the performance PRODUCES the substance
this is what is meant by point #2
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