“I really feel very male sometimes.”
When speaking to W Magazine in 2018, Jones said: “I really feel very male sometimes. I act it as well. I do act it, and I’m not sure if has to do with I was actually born with more male in a female body. I embrace both of them.”
Jones’ androgenic exhibitionism, it would seem, is definitely exhibitionism. But what it is not is performative – it is not a foil for show, at least, not for her because as far as Jones was concerned, she was being true to herself.
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She had spoken in many other interviews about how she longed to be accepted for who she is. But the transcendence of what she purported to show, gender in a flux, was a big pill for too many to swallow.