Contra Essentialism

hook: Simple double neighbor swing dance

by: Nicholas Rockstroh

formation: improper

Note the hand in which the next neighbor's hand will be held in the long lines

A1 8
long lines forward & back
neighbors swing
A2 8
right left through
ladles allemande right 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
neighbors swing and take hands with next neighbors in long lines

I was taking a course on gender and sexuality at the time I wrote this. The title is a double pun; "Contra is essential" is one meaning, "against cultural/biological essentialism" is another.


user: Nicholas Rockstroh

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