the “contextual and performative aspect of gender” is referring to the LINGUISTIC context in which gender is constructed and the LINGUISTIC performativity of gender smdh
“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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