Thursday, May 25, 2017

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...

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 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...

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...

Let’s Face the Taboo of Sex Ed

Think back to sex ed in grade school — were the memories that just flooded to your mind positive? I can’t speak for everyone, but I can attest that my sex ed was by...

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