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Spotlight on... BURLESQUE

Burlesque is a style of dance that’s sometimes misunderstood. From the beginning of the class, which started in late August, I was told that Burlesque is ‘pole dancing without the pole’. 875 more words


My Feminist Feed: Trick or Treat, it's Something Sweet

There’s something about fall. The crispness of the air,  the turning of the leaves, and it just wouldn’t  be the same without the gathering of the sexy ladybugs. 448 more words


Rethinking Transphobia and Power- Beyond a Rights Framework

In this chapter of Normal Life, Spade defines power as a methods of overcoming discrimination and relates power to the functioning of society and as to why certain laws and policies are more effective than others. 979 more words

Reading Response

Can you show us your breasts? and Will you go on a date with me? - Lessons learned from 7th and 8th graders

These past two weeks marked the end of our time in the same middle school for the month of October. The first week was spent with seventh graders and the second week was spent with eighth graders. 1,126 more words

Semester One

Adventures in His Backyard

I remember the moment clearly. I was surprised at the size of his toy. He plucked out a harness and a 8-9 inch beige colored dildo. 356 more words


Accepted forms of sexism // okay-dohkay

Isn’t it funny how certain incidents and memories stick with you forever, even if they have no direct effect on you or how your life? A passing image, person or noise that lives with you forever. 589 more words