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Does Not Illustrate: Masculine Girl Feminine Boy get usage counts

I think that page needs a picture that illustrates the trope more obviously. I personally had to think for a while to understand why the girl in that image was supposed to be masculine (she holds the "boy" - that's a little bit too subtle in my opinion, because I think that her appearance is still 100% feminine).

edited 7th May '12 11:23:30 AM by PRH

 
It's about as subtle as a rock to the face.

Keep Until Better Image Suggested

 3 Willbyr, Mon, 7th May '12 11:43:01 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Keep Until Better Image Suggested
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The image isn't about her wearing masculine clothes; it's about how she's taking the man's role in lifting the other person, and he has the stereotypically feminine pose. Personally, I think it's a good and very clear image.
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 7 Dragon Quest Z, Mon, 7th May '12 7:07:58 PM from Somewhere in California
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My issue is it just fits gender role reversals in general. The lift doesn't indicate the femininity or masculinity of the couple.
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 8 Final Starman, Mon, 7th May '12 7:11:45 PM from Clinton, Massachusetts
Keep. The groom certainly looks more effeminate than the bride.
 9 Japanese Teeth, Mon, 7th May '12 8:52:00 PM from Meinong's jungle Relationship Status: Mu
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Definitely Keep Until Better Image Suggested on this one. The Bridal Carry is a very traditional thing, and I think reversing the roles sums up the trope pretty well.
He IS holding flowers, but if an amazing picture from a work was shown, I'd consider it.

Keep, the trope is about when a couple act their opposite gender not the way they dress and/or look.
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Keep it, it's perfectly fine.
It's just fine for the trope.

 14 Willbyr, Sun, 24th Jun '12 2:26:09 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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This lagged for damn near a month and a half and the consensus is Keep Until Better Image Suggested at worst, so I'mma go ahead and lock this.
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