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Queering Paradigms V published

The authors of this edited volume use a queer perspective to address colonialism as localized in the Global South, to analyse how the queer can be decolonized and to map the implications of such conversations on hegemonic and alternative understandings of modernity. 282 more words

Queer Studies

Gaming's Shortsighted Pay-to-Be-Gay Strategy

You may have heard the sad news that Al Jazeera America will soon be shutting down.  I will be archiving all of my opinion pieces written for the site here so that once the website is gone, the work will remain. 890 more words

Blog Posts

Homosexuality in Islam

Umar asked:

Hey Jessica,

I was wondering if you could make a post about homosexuality in Islamic history, i.e how open has it been, what were the reactions, etc. 1,333 more words

Philosopher's Stone Unturned: An Origin Story

I tried to introduce someone to BDSM once.  

We were partners on-and-off for three years.  I convinced him, after many months, to experiment with tying me up, or spanking me.   2,176 more words

Alternative Lifestyles

Sexual Minority Studies on Japan

Suganuma, Katsuhiko. “Sexual Minority Studies on Japan.” Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia. Mark McLelland and Vera Mackie (eds.). New York: Routledge, 2015. 87 more words


I'm Not Making This Up, You Know

Walter Olson has posted some highlights of student demands from around the country. Here’s a doozy.

I’m not sure how one would relate deviant sexuality to Physics or Astronomy or Engineering or Geography, all of which are subjects of study for undergraduates at Dartmouth.

Political Correctness