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Advocacy for the end of gender norms

Gender norms are confusing, constrictive, and exhausting. They allow zero room for variety, independence, and individuality. We are born either a girl and a boy, therefore, we are destined to act, look, and feel a certain way according to our biological sex. 315 more words

Advocacy Event: JMU Quad tomorrow 12-3!

If anyone is free tomorrow from 12-3: come be a part of my advocacy project.

I will be interviewing people about what they think about gender norms and how they defy them. 69 more words

Gender Norms

Video of the Day: Carl's Jr. Reinforcing Male Meat Eating Culture

This new advertisement from Carl’s JR/Hardee’s reinforces various (and tired) myths of meat eating. In the video, a woman portraying Mystique, the shape-shifter character from X-Men, morphs into a stereotypically attractive white male as she eats a gigantic bacon burger.  213 more words

Culture

Hmmmm....


SLAVE TO TECHNOLOGY:

HAVE WE REACHED “NEWSPEAK”? 

HERE’S A LITTLE BIT OF GENDER DECONSTRUCTION FROM A 7 YEAR OLD:
(there’s a typed version of it below her handwritten letter) 10 more words

Politics/Current Events

Claude Cahun and the Contemporary Theft of Lesbian Identity.

The idea of ‘butch lesbian’ identity is much under attack in the present day. Such an integral part of lesbianism and lesbian history is being stolen, side-lined, rewritten and so being made invisible. 509 more words

Art

Alex reblogged this on the wrong bathroom.

Feministy Shit

I’m back. This time I didn’t drink, but I did eat a whole lot of angry for breakfast.
 I’ve been sitting on this post for while now, but have finally summoned the courage to hit PUBLISH! 599 more words

Feminism

Drilling Down the Sources

I’d like to discuss a series of scholarly articles I’ve used thus far in my research. Each source is linked to the next, and as I drilled down through the sources I noted the ways in which each article connected and expanded on the information taken from the last. 644 more words

Research