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Named after Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and the uproar over her androgynous, tomboy style.

The term was created by Autostraddle.com,and refers to any panic over people who don't colour between the gender binary's lines.

"Shiloh Panic is a larger commentary on societal moral panic.

Shiloh Panic is every moral panic.

Shiloh Panic is our society’s endless fixation with the regulation and suppression of sexuality and identity and originality. It’s the screaming burning blazing honest self, slamming up against the cold steel of a cruel, aged, bitter, stifled world."
1: Life&Style magazine cover: WHY IS ANGELINA TURNING SHILOH INTO A BOY? Article accompanied by pictures of Shiloh looking awesome. The name 'Shiloh Panic' is born.

2: Writer of the blog nerdyapplebottom.com lets her five year old son dress as Daphne from Scooby Doo for Halloween. Because he wants to. His classmates think he looks awesome, but their mothers feel the need to make fun of him and tell her she was turning him gay. Her blog post sparks a national discussion. This is Shiloh Panic.
by red_one November 05, 2011

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