What’s Sex Got To Do With… Marilyn Manson?

Binaries give society a very limited and concrete image of sexuality and gender-roles.  A binary is defined as having two parts, usually at opposite ends of an imaginary spectrum.  Most people in this society like to think of gender and sexuality in two opposite forms: male and female, masculine and feminine, heterosexual and homosexual. People who do not fit one binary make society uncomfortable.  Marilyn Manson, the freaky and some say satanic rock star makes people uncomfortable because he blurs the lines of binaries and stereotypes that society creates.

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