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Academic Versus Actual Definitions Of Bisexuality, Part I

Dr. J. Sumerau is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampa.  Zir teaching, research, and activism focuses on intersections of sexualities, gender, religion, and health in the experiences of sexual, religious, and gender minorities. 1,778 more words

LGBTQ People

"I Am A Skeptic" by Dr. J. Sumerau

Dr. J. Sumerau is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampa.  Zir teaching, research, and activism focuses on intersections of sexualities, gender, religion, and health in the experiences of sexual, religious, and gender minorities.  909 more words

Research And Writing

From the mouth of babes

For one reason or another, I’ve recently found myself interacting with children on a handful of occasions. And over and over I’ve been struck, not only by how observant they are, but also how willing they are to speak their minds. 661 more words

Changes

Becoming a visible role model

Earlier this week was the International Transgender Day of Visibility. I’ve been thinking off and on lately about “living stealth”, and how open I’ll ultimately be about my trans status once I’m finally read as male 100% of the time. 822 more words

Choices

On Being Autistic In Academia

In this guest blog post, Stella S. (a pseudonym) shares her experiences as an autistic academic, and offers advice for other autistic scholars (and everyone else) on communication, networking, and navigating academia while being visibly different. 1,445 more words

Graduate School

Visibility: Emblem

My emblem for visibility is a pair of glasses.

I have used glasses since I was seven years old. I distinctively remember the first time my eyes failed me. 259 more words

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Visibility: Analogy

A practice that reminds me of visibility is psychology.

Psychologists often spend their time listening to their patients. These patients in turn have to summon an image of their problem or dilemma and recreate such image in words to the psychiatrist.  63 more words

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