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My collection of tweets re Duke University "Fun Home" lesbian porn controversy

  • Here’s a collection of several of my tweets on the Duke University Fun Home lesbian porn controversy

Duke University requiring students to read perverted lesbian porn to “open” their minds. 3,537 more words


What's making me happy this week (Aug. 28)

Morrissey, List of the Lost. Our favorite guy continues to make his leap into the literary world. His first novel (coming on the heels of his wildly successful memoir) will be released Sept. 214 more words


Fun Home and the Dangers of Limitations

Lately in the news, Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel memoir Fun Home has been involved in some controversy.  Some incoming freshmen at Duke University were assigned  1,335 more words

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Visst känner ni till Bechdel-testet? Det är ett supersmart test skapat av bästa Alison Bechdel. Testet indikerar om det finns kvinnor i aktiva roller i filmer. 141 more words

On Mountains and Molehills

Duke University assigned Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir “Fun Home” to its incoming freshmen as a summer reading assignment this year. The summer reading assignment is a standard way colleges prepare their students for reading books they care nothing about. 664 more words

The Bounds of Reasonableness: Duke Students Refuse to See Depictions of Gay Sex

There’s a bit of a controversy (or maybe just an excuse for bloggers to complain about something) brewing in Durham over a (small) group of Duke University first-year students who refused to read their summer reading assignment, Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir  909 more words

Comic Stack 08/26/2016 - 5 Literary Graphic Novel Recommendations

Today, I was supposed to have a review of Vertigo’s The Names up. Unfortunately, due to some family things going on and some technical issues with the comic, the review likely won’t be up until next Wednesday. 783 more words

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