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Elon students reflect on collegiate sexual assault

By Lilly Blomquist and Megan Jurnak

Stepping onto Elon University’s campus, students are struck by its brick-laden beauty. But, there is one stop on that first on-campus stroll that is less fun to look at than the trees and fountains. 998 more words

Mommy, Why Can't We Be Who We Want To Be?

“You can be anything you want to be!” We tell our children. We’re liars. And I just got called out on that lie… by my 5-year-old. 599 more words

Momspiration

Snips and Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails

That’s not what little boys are made of. That doesn’t even make any damn sense. Still, girls are supposedly made of sugar and spice and everything nice, and God help that poor little girl who has a will to stand up for herself. 652 more words

Expectations

Binaries, Boots, and Bows

Gender reveal parties have been an economic boon to stationary companies and party supply stores nationwide; a search for “gender reveal” on Etsy yields 46,711 results. 1,027 more words

Expectations

Gender Roles Evolution in Performance and Dancing

2. Examine the gendered and sexualized constructions of the 1960s and 1970s dance floors utilizing Tim Lawrence’s Queering of the Dance Floor. How is mandatory heterosexuality subverted? 405 more words

Telling Their Stories: Women on Horseback

Telling Their Stories: Women on Horseback

Elyssa Ford, Northwest Missouri State University

This is an abstract that was written for the 5th International Anniversary Conference Celebrating Women’s Stories, held in Baia Mare, Romania.   557 more words

Feminism

What is Love?

The first song about Love that I ever remember listening to was Haddaway’s “What is Love?..Baby don’t hurt me.. Don’t hurt me no more.” Like most women and some men around the world, I was obsessed with the notion of Romantic Love while growing up. 759 more words

Identity