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Stop street harassment

I just finished reading a book called Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women by Holly Kearl.  In it, she encourages women to share their stories, so I thought I’d blog about my own. Like many … Continue reading

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This is that inevitable blog post where I gush about the new Disney / Pixar film, “Brave”

I don’t care how old you are, if you haven’t seen the latest Disney / Pixar film, Brave, you need to get yourself to a movie theater rightthehellnow.  I’ve just added its protagonist, Merida, to my list of fictional heroes. … Continue reading

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Gender bending

I’m taking a feminist, gender, and queer theory class right now at Wayne State.  And after reading Judith Butler, we were offered an interesting extra credit opportunity: to “perform [our] gender in a way that is… different than usual.  The … Continue reading

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