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From "The Moral Dilemmas Of Narrative" a timely post on ethics and priniciples when writing about living subjects

The Moral Dilemmas Of Narrative | Gangrey.com.

A timely excerpt from Gangrey.com’s post of Bill Marvel’s book introduction:

“Compassion seems simple enough. It requires we be aware of our subjects’ feelings, that we write in a way that, if possible, minimizes their distress. 321 more words

Cherie Ann Turpin

Fujoshi Friday: Faces of Fatherhood in BL Part I

Before delving into a meaty discussion, these next couple of weeks will be the appetizers and salad. (I guess last week was really just the first round of drinks if we were going to push the metaphor beyond palpability…) 232 more words

Academia

Top Ten List for Being a Better Faculty Member

Just when I thought I was done with orientation sessions at UNT… I attended my OWN “new faculty” orientation.

{UPDATE: For those who are not aware, I finished my PhD this summer, … 539 more words

Highered

Old feminism: "Cut up men"; New feminism: "Reduce the male population by 90 percent"

What you get when you let feminists go to grad school in the social sciences:

Further research into designer babies will be necessary: manipulating gender or sex, prenatal sex discernment, sex-selective abortions, development of dual-female progeny (babies created from two mothers), and numerous other mechanisms will be utilised in order to achieve these aspirations.

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Feminists

On Being Denied my First Submission to an Academic Journal

Almost nine months ago I submitted my first essay for consideration to a prominent academic journal. For the first four months after I submitted the essay, I checked the status every day. 358 more words

Women Writers

Who Benefits From College Sports?

There is a fascinating tension developing across college campuses.  As student-athletes increasingly demand compensation for the money being made off of their athletic achievements, as fans plead for more and better facilities and coaches, others argue that there really isn’t a lot of money in these sports and they are already subsidized. 1,219 more words

Academia

The Week in Early American History

We begin this Week in Early American History with James Oakes’ powerful and timely reflection on white abolitionism. “The Real Problem with White Abolitionists… 495 more words

The Week In Early American History