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Compulsory heterosexuality

Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence is an essay by Adrienne Rich published in 1980 that challenges the assumption that women’s innate sexual orientation is toward men, points out how heterosexuality is institutionalized, and presents lesbianism as a challenge to this institution. 2,276 more words

Lesbian Feminism

“Why I Write”

I have been thinking about starting to write for 8 months.

I keep putting it off. I’m very busy you see there’s never enough time. But I am lying in bed at 7:50 pm having half-moved-in to a new flat and there’s really nothing to do this evening. 415 more words


Colonialism and the economy (Doctoral workshop slides & reading list) - Αποικιοκρατία και οικονομία (διαφάνειες & βιβλιογραφία από το διδακτορικό εργαστήριο)

Αυτές είναι οι διαφάνειες (5 ενότητες) και η βιβλιογραφία από το εργαστήριο για την σχέση αποικιοκρατίας και οικονομίας, που έγινε την 12.12.2016 στο Πανεπστήμιο του Κόβεντρυ.

Essays On Fiction and Nonfiction

While I attended Salve Regina, I wrote many papers about novels, art, and stories as a part of my Literature Minor. Below you can find links to all of my scholarly writing from these classes. 98 more words


Feminist Theory

Throughout history the research and study of any field greatly evolves as time progresses and further research and broader studies, impactful elements, and social influences shed light on the previously established work. 1,673 more words

New course: Feminist Futures

Feminist Futures at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts January 30th at the New York Academy of Medicine (1216 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10029). 233 more words


Problems of Scale

My previous blog post laid out some of my thoughts behind my in-progress book manuscript. A Marxist feminist perspective, which recognizes work in the home as labor that is unfairly unpaid even though it does the very important job of reproducing society, directs my gaze upon my data. 1,052 more words