April 25, 2015

Musings: Bruce Jenner

For months now there has been speculation fuelled by the media questioning Bruce’s gender identity and sexuality. Personally I refused to believe them simply because the media can be harsh sometimes and take things way too far. But last night Bruce confidently put all rumours and speculations to bed.


For all intents and purpose, I am a woman.

Last night the much-anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer brought up many tear-jerking moments. Bruce opened up about his decision to change gender at the age of 65. As a fan of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, I can say that season by season, I have watched Bruce in an act of selflessness let the women of the family shine. Constantly being told what to do, what would be happening and just simply going with it. Last night’s interview made me question whether the show had been portraying Bruce slowly becoming withdrawn and unhappy. Particularly in season 9 when Bruce moved out of the family home in Calabasas. Nonetheless, when it really mattered, which I believe last night has proved, the family came together in full support and love for Bruce, this courageous moment even had Robert Kardashian breaking his Twitter silence too. Showing that the family are more united than the media likes to portray.

What I’m doing is doing some good we’re going to change the world.

Now you may be thinking ‘who cares?’, but I kid you not this is a big deal. If we take away from the fact that he is part of the Kardashian clan, notorious for being in the spotlight, and look at the subject matter at hand; this is a groundbreaking opportunity to help open doors for others and redefine gender boundaries.

A lot of people are confusing this to be what some are saying to be a publicity stunt from the clan’s PR team or even a spectacle over Bruce, which it is not. It is empowering. I really applaud Bruce, for coming out of a comfort zone, and allowing himself to be put on stand where not everyone will be positive and may ridicule him, this really emphasises the point I made earlier on about Bruce being a very selfless human being. I think this will help to shake things up, and encourage people to not let their ignorance misinform their attitudes towards things and rather go and educate ourselves on things we do not fully understand. I’m nothing if I can’t be me.

The lesson that we should all take away from this is that we should always be true to ourself. We should not be ashamed if who we are, and we should definitely not suppress our soul in fear of not knowing how we may be perceived. After all there is only one you, and you will only get one shot at life, so embrace you for you.

May we all have the confidence to live as our true selves, sooner rather than later.

Nads xo

Please note – Images in this post have been sourced from Giphy and are only used for reference purposes. They do not belong to me.

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Welcome to my little space on the internet, known as Memoirs and Musings. I’m Char, short for Charlotte and my blog/website/diary is dedicated to documenting my Memoirs and Musings, hence the name. I wouldn’t say I was your ‘typical’ blogger either. I don’t care about getting the perfect flatlay or feeling bad for not posting, I just enjoy writing. If you’ve made it this far, thank you for reading. Anyway, I love to travel, indulge in a glass of white wine, when plans are cancelled and purchase overpriced make up.  I guess that’s me in a nutshell, trying to figure out this thing called life, have fun and never lose sight.