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Welcome to the Gender and Society Class Blog for fall 2012

This is a blog for students enrolled in GSWS 002-001 and GSWS 002-601 in fall 2012 at the University of Pennsylvania. This blog will complement and supplement the things we’ll be learning about and the ideas we’ll be grappling with … Continue reading

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Why does the question of origin matter when it comes to sex, gender, sexuality, or sexual desire?

Watch this video: Hedwig and the Angry Inch: The Origin of Love Why does the question of origin matter when it comes to sex, gender, sexuality, or sexual desire? In this clip from the film adaptation of the off-broadway musical … Continue reading

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Can one be both fat and healthy?

Check out the discussion of “Not Every Olympian is Jacked.”What would Marilyn Wann add to this discussion? What about Susan Bordo? What about you?

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Baby Storm: A Fabulous Child?

What is it about Baby Storm that makes so many people so uncomfortable? And, what is it about Baby Storm that makes people call into question the abilities of Storm’s parents to be “good” parents? What is it about Storm … Continue reading

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