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The Ultimate Network

Earlier this year I learned that one of my favorite technology industry conference would be held in Austin, TX again.  I immediately contacted my company’s events team to request to be a part of it since I live just north of Austin.  713 more words

Network Management

My Experience Speaking About Asexuality On Social Media

Let me say this from the outset, I know that for many LGBT+ people worldwide, coming out can be downright dangerous. Many LGBT+ people can face harassment, bullying, family abandonment, ‘corrective’ rape, spiritual abuse, etc. 245 more words

Asexuality

On The Exclusion Of Trans And Intersex People From "Nationally Representative" Surveys

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.  1,618 more words

Research And Writing

Confessions Of a Poverty-Class Academic-In-Training

Grace Cale is a PhD student in sociology.  Having gained her undergraduate degree from a college that specifically accepts marginalized and impoverished students, she is a passionate ally to many causes of social justice. 1,878 more words

Graduate School

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 Scholars

Invisibly Ill: Notes on Being Academic and Bipolar

Seth is a PhD candidate and adjunct professor at a large public university. His research lies at the intersection of feminist, queer, and affect theories, exploring the emotional experience of reading. 1,582 more words

Teaching And Mentoring

"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