About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Why aren’t straight people arrested for sex in public? I know that they are sometimes, but I have heard stories from many people about how they were caught in the act by a police officer who just let them go … Continue reading
About a month ago or so, Rosa asked us to distill Jürgen Habermas’s Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere down to a two-minute “fairy tale.” I made a YouTube video, but I don’t think I posted it because I… well, … Continue reading
hilzoy at Obsidian Wings has a decent rebuttal to the idea that if sexuality becomes constitutionally protected, that Christians will lose their rights to be public Christians. The claim, made by Rod Dreher, is that speaking out against homosexuality in … Continue reading