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Public discussion has occurred in many countries on the power to denaturalise certain citizens in order to deport them.
Rather than embodying a normative ideal of femininity, Fernbach suggests that the dominatrix denaturalises it; she replaces the normative ideal with an alternative idealisation of femininity, 'one that renders problematic the hegemonic heterosexual matrix' (212).
Fashion in our epoch denaturalises the body and thus divests itself of all essentialism.