I heard it countless times growing up.
No one had to specify what was meant. I knew:
stop sitting femininely.
For years, I tried to "sit right," "walk right," and "talk right."
For years, I tried to "fix" my body, unaware that my small frame has always known exactly what was right: back straight, eyes steadfast, and legs crossed in defiance.
Cassandro in the Ring (The New Yorker‘s Photo Booth) Photos of Saúl Armendáriz, known to lucha libre devotees as Cassandro. Armendáriz is an exótico, an openly gay luchador who plays a drag-queen character and forgoes the customary mask in favor of a full face of makeup and coiffed hair