Tag Archives: gender identity

Gender Talk

In Gender Talk, several people spoke about gender non-conformity and shared details about their identities or personal experiences. One student talked about the struggle of being both gay and hispanic. He said that being gay and non-gender-conforming in a machista … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sexes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhumeI6wuSA The first thing that came to mind while viewing this commercial was that this is completely sexist. As well as profiling a certain type of behavior for sexes, it muddles the meaning of sex and gender. It assumes the … Continue reading

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Ezra Miller, Performing Gender, and “Queerness”

I came across this image on my tumblr and couldn’t help but share it with you. Ezra Miller is an American Actor, just recently in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, who, in this photo, seems to be embodying both … Continue reading

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I applaud LivingSocial.com for cheekily poking fun at gender norms (rather than adhering to them) and actually depicting its product (online experience-based flash deals) in a relevant manner in this 2011 ad, unlike most of the ads covered by Kilbourne … Continue reading

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Bioethics: Sexual Transformation in Germany

The session I attended during the Bioethics, Sexuality, Gender Identity National Conference was called “Whose Body Is It Any Way?: Sexual Transformation in Germany, 1890-1933.” The name of the speaker was Sander L. Gilman, professor of Psychiatry at Emory University. … Continue reading

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Is privilege relative?

There is a complex relationship between privilege and discrimination based on sex, gender identity, and sexuality. In some ways, I’m seen as “other” because I am female and because there has been systematic oppression of my sex throughout history. However, … Continue reading

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