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A Day in the Life of Erin Gloria Ryan (Rob Rich)

I really like the movie Small Soldiers. Or at least I really liked it as a kid. I say this because those of you who know me and know how illiterate I am on pop-culture might wonder if I even know who Kirsten Dunst is. 957 more words

Transgender Women and Women's Sports

Recently, RuPaul’s Drag Race came under fire for its usage of the word she-male in a skit in which contestants had to guess whether a picture of a person’s legs were those of a ‘male’ or those of a ‘she-male’. 1,161 more words

Gay & Lesbian

Kirsten Dunst, The Apostate Woman

Good for you, Kirsten!  Make those feminists mad!

It seems that Kirsten Dunst blasphemed:

“I feel like the feminine has been a little undervalued.  We all have to get our own jobs and make our own money, but staying at home, nurturing, being the mother, cooking – it’s a valuable thing my mom created. 

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Distract and conquer

Apparently, Kirsten Dunst is now the foremost spokesperson for the gender binary.

At least, that’s what the Information Superhighway has decided.  Dunst, best known for her role as MJ in the 2002 Spiderman reboot, temporarily secured her place in the public eye by… 1,215 more words

Why a man?

On Monday a friend engaged me in conversation about my last post (which was a cool thing to happen). He wanted to jump ahead to some of the information I don’t quite have yet — the specifics of who I want. 911 more words

Wet Dream Messenger

I’ll measure time
I’ll measure height
I’ll calculate
My birthrite
Good Lord I’m big
I’m heading on
Got my leather boots on – PJ Harvey, Man-size… 1,001 more words


Judith Butler and the Gender Politics of France

How do you upset the French? Gender theory

Recent protests in France mark the structural role of normative heterosexuality and cis-gender as tools for maintaining the socio-political status quo, and their use by conservative/reactionary voices as tools against the dual specters of  modernism and leftism. 122 more words