Sunday, April 23, 2017

Where Are My CSE Ladies At?

Take a look at UCSD’s department of computer science and engineering homepage. Click through the various slider photos and you’ll notice that women are far less represented. There are 21 photos total, but only...

The Absurd Banality of Women’s Oppression

“There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way who nods at them and says, ‘Morning boys, how’s the water?’ The fish swim...

Lost Within Overlapping Identities: Who Am I?

“I’ll tell you who has it the hardest: white men,” Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) of the acclaimed NBC sitcom “30 Rock” said. “We make the unpopular, difficult decisions — the tough choices. We land...

The Politics of Gender Bender Gingerbread

Have you ever asked your gingerbread cookie what gender it identifies with before you mercilessly dip a leg into a glass of milk? If you said yes, you might be Lord Farquaad’s doppelganger. If...

Lessons From Phillian and Chuquita

What’s an article of clothing that doesn’t rub, is nice and cool and covers your diaper for when guests come over? If you said a dress, you’re wrong. It’s a dressie. Rugrats, a popular 1990s...

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