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What it means to be 'woman-identified' or 'male-identified'

The idea of women being ‘woman-identified’ or ‘male-identified’ is a concept that came out of the feminist consciousness-raising of the 1970s and seems to have fallen out of use; I rarely hear feminists use this phrase. 1,700 more words

Feminist Theory

Everything Wrong with Glee: The Representation Paradox

Diversity has never been a problem on Glee. Within the sprawling cast, we see a variety of races, sexualities, gender identities, body types, disabilities, mental illnesses, and socio-economic backgrounds. 759 more words

Media Analysis

The Philosophical Treatments of Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

The first-ever collection on philosophical treatments of miscarriage and pregnancy loss is also the first entirely Open Access issue of Journal of Social Philosophy. The creation of the… 405 more words

Philosophy

Women's History Month: Do You Consider Yourself a Feminist? Why?

I proclaimed that I was feminist when I was a sophomore at Wayne State University.  There was a group of young women in the student center building, gathering around the information table. 842 more words

The History Of Harlequin Romances

I’m not into Harlequin romances, myself, but for those of you who are, this long article by Kelly Faircloth will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about them… 737 more words

An Old Hat: An Essay on Djebar, Derrida and Derrida's Singularity

Since I have been very busy these last few days, I have not been able to produce anything new for this blog. Yet since even I got a bit tired of looking at the same blogpost for over a week now, I decided to ‘reproduce’ an essay that I wrote for a course last semester called ‘Literature Across Cultures’, taught by dr Birgit Kaiser. 4,579 more words

Algeria

Consenting or consuming? What kind of sexuality is 50 Shades of Grey selling to young women?

Emilie Lawrence and Jessica Ringrose

On 8th March we celebrated International Women’s Day – a day to reflect on just how far we have come in achieving equality. 1,440 more words

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