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I Take The Second Shift.

I live with a roommate who is a boy. Surprisingly, we are not your typical messy college boys. Our apartment is usually praised for being relatively clean in relation to other college students. One of the suites down the hall … Continue reading

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Cindy Gallop: Make love, not porn (Adult content)

I found Cindy Gallop’s unapologetic declaration of “ I date younger men and I have sex with younger men” (Gallop) completely refreshing. But when she continued with the statement on how she “encounters the ramifications of the creeping ubiquity of … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Eternal?

Last-summer’s film Hope Springs follows a middle-aged couple, Kay and Arnold (Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones), as they undergo a week of marriage therapy.  Kay demands that they make the trip.  And why shouldn’t she?  As a middle-aged woman … Continue reading

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Jennifer Livingston Fights Weight Criticism-REPOST OF OCT 3, 2012 SPARK POST

Did HE really just call HER fat? Combing through the morning news, I came across this video of a La Crosse, Wisconsin news anchor named Jennifer Livingston. Jennifer received an email by a local unidentified man, making comments on her … Continue reading

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Giving birth in a hospital

The documentary that we watched in class today, “The Business of Being Born,” reminded me of a story that my mom told me. When she was at the hospital to give birth to my brother, she began to feel pressure, … Continue reading

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Too Radical to Function?

Reading excerpts of Shulamith Firestone’s The Dialectic of Sex was, admittedly, a shocking experience.  Her imagined “utopia” for a “feminist revolution” sounded more like a dystopia devoid of meaningful human contact to me.  I believe that she is distorting feminist … Continue reading

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Tantalizing “The Boys”

Above is the Twitpic leaked shortly before the release of Nicki Minaj’s music video, “The Boys,” featuring R&B/Pop singer Cassie. The image, as Perez Hilton, put it shows Minaj nestling into Cassie’s vajayay (Hilton). This image, among others in the … Continue reading

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Acting like Animals

This semester I am taking an Animal Behavior course for my Biology major.  While the title of the course clearly indicates that it applies to animals, there have been many mistaken anthropomorphizing thoughts running through my mind and lots of … Continue reading

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Women and Costumes on Halloween

Last class we talked a bit about  Halloween and some people felt that women shouldn’t dress “provocatively” because it reflects badly on other women. They aren’t alone in thinking this way. Many women don’t agree with the common practice of … 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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