Besides the two male shop owner-managers, we also came into regular contact with five part or full-time employees, three apprentices and a person in charge of delivering flowers to clients. In so doing, we focus here on the ways in which male florists account for some aspects of their professional activities in normative gendered ways, whilst also neutralising or challenging gender norms in other settings.
On the other hand, some authors have been more concerned with the implications of such atypical career choices for the gender order Connell, or specific gender regimes Fusulier et al. It also plays a central role in determining the recognition they receive. The minority status of being a man in this highly feminised occupation is thus associated with what could be called ambivalent gender accountability Hollander,
Some people VERY few people have a fetish where they are humiliated by being "made" to do gay things, but they're not actually attracted to the same sex at all. My brother is gay. Some, like my brother, come to that conclusion. Are we nipping it in the bud, or allowing it to consume us, assimilate us?
Now it makes me wonder, could he had been talking about his guy friend who is currently a girl now? I'm Confused?
Goffman E. This finding clearly stresses the interest of investigating when and how sex affiliation becomes salient or not to individuals. In conclusion, we show that the accountability of male florists to sex categories and gender norms varies considerably, according to the particular dimension of their experiences studied and that in this sense, sex category membership is activated, neutralised or challenged with varying levels of intensity on the different scenes of professional florists.
Likewise, they systematically mobilise gender categories in their assessment of clients. CSFO Centre suisse de services.