Women’s Studies (Humanities), 1990
The novel idea that which dangly bits you have has nothing to do with what your mind thinks you are, and you act it all out anyway. It’s just society, duh.
From the anti-Zionist Matriarch of Queer everything: professor of Foucault at Berkeley, a previous winner of the award for worst writing, and self-described Jewish Marxist lesbian, Judith Butler. In her virtually impenetrable scripture “Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity” (1990), the high priestess of Woke claims gender isn’t related to biology and is merely a repetitive “performance”.