Category Archives: Gender

compulsory meat eating

Of course you can always count on secular colleges to promote absurdity. One recent workshop at the University of California Santa Cruz was entitled: Compulsory Meat-Eating and the Lesbian Vegetarian Connection. The thrust of the workshop was how eating meat … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Gender, Queer issues and theory, Vegetarianism | 2 Comments

sociological ads

A GTA in the English Dept. here sent me this great site Sociological Images: Seeing Is Believing, a blog of advertisements that are revealing in regards to race, class, and gender. Some cool stuff.

Posted in Gender, Race | 1 Comment

“It’s always open season on gay kids”

So writes Eve Sedgwick in Tendencies (155). As I read more queer theory and more about the history of LGBT movements, I have become increasingly interested in the sissy: the faggot, the “effeminate,” the girlyboy. In LGBT Studies this week … Continue reading

Posted in Gender, Queer issues and theory, WS399: LGBT Studies | 4 Comments

notes from the interblags: just some links

I’m going to have to give up on writing on some of these things, though I’ve wanted to. Some tabs that have been left open on my browser over the last month or so: • “The White Anti-Racist is an … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, CCCC 08, Education, Gender, Notes from the Interblags, Queer issues and theory, Race, Social Justice, WS399: LGBT Studies | 1 Comment

who owns language: firefighter is such a cumbersome word!

Pardon me if the ideas here aren’t organized so well. In his AEI piece, David Gelernter writes: “Logic has never been a strong suit among the commissar-intellectuals [meaning feminists] who have bossed American culture since the 1970s.” It appears, though, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Feminism, Gender, Teaching Composition | 5 Comments