The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus

by

Dashka Slater

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Having a gender identity that “sometimes identifies as male and sometimes female.” Nemo is gender fluid and has “the potential to be anything, any gender at any time.”
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Gender fluid Term Timeline in The 57 Bus

The timeline below shows where the term Gender fluid appears in The 57 Bus. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1: Gender, Sex, Sexuality, Romance: Some Terms
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...or female, while “androgynous” is a “third gender that blends male and female characteristics.” “ Gender fluid ” people identify as both male and female, and if one is “cisgender,” their “gender... (full context)
Part 1: Sasha and Nemo
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Nemo identifies as gender fluid and uses gender neutral pronouns as well. To Nemo, “gender fluid means I have the... (full context)
Part 3: Homophobic
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...reporters aren’t sure how to refer to Sasha, and they aren’t sure if they are gender fluid or gender non-conforming. “I just say he was wearing a skirt,” one reporter says. (full context)