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The world's number 1 Goth talk podcast! On Cemetery Confessions we discuss news related to the goth community, we take an academic approach to sociological and psychological goth topics, we also review music, movies and a lot more. Our mission is to further support, expand, and commiserate with the goth/industrial community on an international level.
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043: Trans Visible Goths
Welcome to episode 43 of Cemetery Confessions! This month we are talking about subverting gender norms and the role performative aesthetic plays in goth identity, we are reviewing the new album from Selofan, and we are talking about the trans experience within the context of goth culture. Our guests this month are patreon member Abigail and Aurora, who is an author and musician. News: 16:24 Flamboyant Darkness: Female Fronted Goth Bands Subvert Gender Norms Album Review: 1:13:18 Selofan - Cine Romance Philosophy Corner: 1:34:14 While the existence of trans people has only recently come into mainstream consciousness in the form of a fight for equal rights, biologists have known for a long time that gender, sexuality, anatomy, and identity are a spectrum both in nature and in homosapiens. Goths too, have a history of subverting heteronormative patriarchal gender norms and expectations, and providing a safe space for those who don’t conform to an essentialist dichotomy. However the debate about whether or not goth culture is, in its current state, truly accepting and progressive, cis-centric and discriminatory, or whether it even has any power at all to reshape culture into an egalitarian community apart from mainstream patriarchy, still rages today. Sinister Suggestions: 2:34:05 Goth