Judith Butler is a famous American philosopher and gender theorist. Their famous work, Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990,) challenge conventional notions of gender.

We've visualized one of Butler's most famous quotes: ""Gender is not to culture as sex is to nature; gender is also the discursive/cultural means by which “sexed nature” or “a natural sex” is produced and established."

This quote is a snapshot of Butler's theory that, not only is gender cultural, but how we talk and practice gender actually produce the sexes that are thought to be natural.

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  • Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. , 1990.