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Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People. By Kevin L.

Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People

Nadal, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – City University of New York) When I was a little kid, I used to hear my brothers, cousins, and friends say things like “That’s so gay!” MicroaggressionConceptualFoundations.pdf. The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA+ Community. You think you know homophobia?

The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA+ Community

Think again. The run-of-the-mill, tactless, Bible-thumping conservative with a penchant for accusing queer people of pedophilia and bestiality isn’t the sole perpetrator of homophobia. 5 Ways to Deal with Misguided (But Well-Intentioned) Allies. Eng 8615: queer rhetorics. Queer Rhetorics: Bodies, Theories, Pedagogies "Pleasure is the only thing worth having a theory about.

eng 8615: queer rhetorics

"The Picture of Dorian Gray IntroductionIn Textual Orientations (1995), the first book-length exploration of lesbian and gay issues in rhetoric and composition, Harriet Malinowitz asks the bold question, "Which of our theories of writing don't explode when we consider their ramifications for lesbian and gay writers?

" (39) Because our theories of writing and teaching and students are integral to our notions of who/what the student is, who/what the student should be, and how we can work with that student – that student who is a person, who has group affiliations, who processes the world through a living body and reads experience through the living of it – we have to recognize the significance of considering sexual orientation. 6 Ways to Respond to Sexist Microaggressions in Everyday Conversations. Occasionally, sexism presents as overtly as a billboard that reads “You Are Not Welcome Here.”

6 Ways to Respond to Sexist Microaggressions in Everyday Conversations

Much more frequently, however, sexism has an additionally subtle way of excluding people. Microaggressions are an example of these indirect forms of discrimination that make individuals feel unwelcome based on aspects of their identity. Catcalling and street harassment, unwanted sexual touch, and gendered spaces are all examples of sexist microaggressions. They are reflected in the things we say, the things we do, and the way we situate our environments. We Did An In-Depth Analysis Of 21 Disney Female Leads. Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum. The gynecological device may have an ethically fraught history, but it's hard to improve on the design.

Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum

Morphart Creation/Shutterstock/The Atlantic Few women enjoy pelvic exams: the crinkly paper dress, the awkward questions, the stirrups, the vague fear that can comes with doctors’s visits of any kind (what if they find something abnormal, something bad, something cancerous?). But perhaps no piece of the pelvic exam is as reviled as the vaginal speculum—the cold, clicking, duck-billed apparatus that lifts and separates the vaginal walls so a near-stranger can peer inside. The speculum’s history is, like many medical histories, full of dubious ethics. IN PLAIN SIGHT sex trafficking documentary - Narrated by Natalie Grant. Syllabus Collection. The Consortium’s Syllabus Collection provides easy access to a wide range of courses taught about topics related to gender, armed conflict, peacemaking and postwar reconstruction, as well as feminist perspectives on global politics.

Syllabus Collection

The collection is intended to support the expansion and strengthening of education in this field by acting as a resource for teachers who want to design new courses or to update existing ones. Researchers, as well as readers new to the field, may also find it useful to explore these syllabi, as they represent a distillation of the readings that professors have found most useful in teaching about their areas of expertise. In the interest of finding framings of and readings about these issues from multiple perspectives, we have endeavored to collect syllabi from as many countries as possible, although there is significant regional variation in whether or how syllabi are constructed and available. "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860" by Barbara Welter (1966) It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years. A woman with a "perfect body" in 1930 would barely get a second look from Hollywood producers or model casting agents today.

It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years

Addiction and eating disorder recovery site worked with digital marketing agency Fractl on a project looking at the origins of Body Mass Index (BMI) measurements, and how the bodies of ideal women have compared to national averages over time. And their findings show that models and movie stars are getting smaller than the average American woman at unprecedented rates. 14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity. Today’s advertisements may get complaints about being too sexy and too photoshopped, but they have nothing on the ads of yesteryear.

14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity

Reddit user chestney posted a collection of ads that have it all: overt racism, sexism and even endangering babies. The poster titles them “Ridiculously Offensive Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today.” The first ad in the album tries to sell ties by stating, “show her it’s a man’s world,” and depicts a woman on her knees serving a man breakfast in bed. VIDA — Women in Literary Arts. WAVE: Women's Audiovisuals in English. Women's Audio Visuals In English (WAVE) is a database maintained by the University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian's Office that lists documentary, experimental, and feature film and video productions by and about women.

WAVE: Women's Audiovisuals in English

The information has been drawn entirely from distributors' and producers' catalogs and websites, reviews in periodicals, filmographies, reference works, and library catalogs; in most cases we have not examined the materials themselves. <more>

Women's Lit.

Transgender issues. Uniting Girls to Change the World. Judith Butler Explained with Cats. Following hot on the heels of Foucault Explained with Hipsters , here’s JB’s Gender Trouble explained in Socratic dialogue style.

Judith Butler Explained with Cats

With cats. All page references from Butler, J. (1990 [2008: 1999]). Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity . When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink? Black Feminism LIVES! What: This is a weekend retreat to practice and celebrate the technology of black feminist breathing. We will use breathing, mantras and poetry rooted in short wise sayings from black feminist teachers and writers as a resource for mindfulness, sustainability and connection to legacy and purpose.

This retreat builds on a successful national (plus Canada) Black Feminist Breathing Tour through which Sista Docta Time Traveller Space Cadet visited schools and community centers around North America. It also builds on 5 years of retreats by Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind in North Carolina and South Carolina. 15 Black Women Visual Artists You Should Know. Visual Artists rarely get enough credit and recognition, but black female visual artists are a group that seems to be left out of the spotlight completely.

Growing up as a young black female visual artist, there seemed to be no one who looked like me to look up to. But black female visual artists do exist, and they are creating some of the best art out today. Here are some of our favorites: Black Womyn's Visual Art. 100 Conversations - Digital Safety. MAKERS. Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex.

Violence and gender

Green Dot. Activism + Volunteering. The Top 10 Facts About the Wage Gap. Masculinity. Women's History Month: 10 Things to Thank Feminists for. By joslyngray | Bringing a trumpet to a protest totally makes it a party! Oh, those wacky feminists. Always burning their bras and eating granola and asking for equality ‘n’ stuff. "Each generation, coming out of obscurity, must define its mission and fulfill or betray it." Frantz Fanon - The Wretched of the Earth James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership. {r}evolution. Activism. Take Action! The Girl Effect Video "The Clock is Ticking" Activism Spotlight (by the Feminist Majority) SRLP (Sylvia Rivera Law Project) - NWSA.