Now, with President Trump as the role model, there’s no reason to think that his success will be interpreted as anything less than an invitation for the Monstrous Deplorables to act on their hatred.
HOW OBJECTIFYING DISCOURSE LEADS TO SEXUAL ASSAULT If the Locker Room Talk Scandal has done nothing else, it has put a spotlight on the way men talk when they don’t […]
THE MOST POWERFUL ADVOCACY FOR WOMEN I’VE SEEN YET
HOW TO EMBRACE PERSONAL BEAUTY AND REJECT COMMODIFICATION When I teach my class on body image and the media I break up the lecture by asking, “what is beauty?” At […]
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WHAT IS BEING REVEALED BY THE DEBATE ON TRANSGENDER RIGHTS It’s easy to get distracted by the Great Transgender Bathroom debate. However, it’s important to understand that the legislation in […]
AND I’M TAKING A STAND! One of the most sociologically interesting characters created by the Saturday Night Live team is the androgynous Pat. This character is totally bereft fo gendered characteristics, either […]
“ANTI-ABORTION” IS ABOUT CONTROLLING FEMALE SEXUALITY It always has been, and remains, my thesis that the rampant Trumpaphobio among the right-wing establishment has little to do with the Donald’s actual […]
WHATEVER THAT MEANS How we talk about manhood and masculinity, its discursive formations, shapes how we think about ourselves as men and our relationships with those we love. It’s time […]
A FATHER’S ADVICE TO HIS GAY SON IN THE 1950’S Storycorps.org has some interesting and enlightening animated shorts covering the real issues of real people. When I saw this video […]