“I have to say that in my view gender is always a failure. Everyone fails. And it is a very good thing that we fail. Because I think that stereotypes are not just images we have of gender, but they are … an accumulated, a fact of social relations that have become naturalised over time.”
Judith Butler is an American post-structuralist philosopher who works on feminism, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics. Below is a documentary in six parts in which she touches on the main themes of her work.