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Women's and Gender Studies; Queer Studies; issues regarding gender and sexuality
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What Makes Women’s Studies?

What Makes Women’s Studies? | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
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Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, there are a host of names for the academic field built by a range of academics from Judith Butler to Eve Sedgwick. As a feminist writer, you would think that I would spend a lot of time ...
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Women Graduate College at Higher Rates than Men… Unless They’re Gay » Sociological Images

Women Graduate College at Higher Rates than Men… Unless They’re Gay » Sociological Images | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
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The Evolution Of The American Bra

The Evolution Of The American Bra | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
We have been binding our busts since ancient times: in Classical Greece, some women wrapped linen bands across their breasts; Romans had a similar method, hoping to prevent their breasts from sagging; during the Ming Dynasty in China, a supportive underl...
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I Was Born Homosexual. I Chose to Be Gay.

I Was Born Homosexual. I Chose to Be Gay. | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
“You know,” observed a recent dinner guest, glancing around our living room between sips of his digestif, “there are a lot of strong women in this apartment.” I follow his gaze toward the massive tangerine-on-yellow She-Ra painting that anchors one end of the room—a tough lady if there ever was...
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Bruce Jenner: 'I'm A Woman'

After months of rumors, anticipation and speculation, the former Olympic hero and reality TV celebrity told Diane Sawyer
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Number Crunch: Queer Comics

Comic book superheroes in film dominate at the box office, but queer characters are not a new phenomenon in the super source material.
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NPR Explores Why the Voices of Women Are Taken Less Seriously

NPR Explores Why the Voices of Women Are Taken Less Seriously | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it

Your voice is too squeaky, it’s too loud, it lacks authority, it sounds childish, it’s grating or obnoxious or unprofessional. Ever heard that before? Many of the women reporting for NPR have.

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The Dovie Horvitz Collection | The Gender and Women's Studies Collection

The Dovie Horvitz Collection | The Gender and Women's Studies Collection | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Free access to digital resources that support the teaching and research needs of the UW community, uniquely document the university and State of Wisconsin, and possess broad research value.
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Women-Run Comedy Nights Aren’t Killing Comedy. They’re Making it Better. | Bitch Media

Women-Run Comedy Nights Aren’t Killing Comedy. They’re Making it Better. | Bitch Media | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
A guy in Portland is protesting the All Jane No Dick fest as "exclusive." Here's why he's wrong.
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
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Afghanistan's Teen Girls Turn the Camera on Kabul

Afghanistan's Teen Girls Turn the Camera on Kabul | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
It's only 25 minutes long, but in this video from Journeyman Pictures, these three girls, Nargis, Sadaf and Sahar, manage to show life on the screen. In the first scene, Sadaf practices the drums, explaining that she wants to prove wrong the people who find her passion unfeminine.



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Vanity Fair Introduces Caitlyn Jenner

Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz captures the new look of the former Olympian the world knew as Bruce Jenner.
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Op-ed: I'm a Trans Man Who Doesn't 'Pass' — And You Shouldn't Either

To paraphrase Janet Mock: Trans people aren't 'passing' as men or women. We're being.
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Ruby Rose explores gender fluidity in beautiful short film

A short film on “gender roles, Trans, and what it is like to have an identity that deviates from the status quo.”
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STUDY: Transgender Kids Are Not 'Confused' About Their Gender Identities

SUNY researchers say we can do away with the social narrative depicting trans kids as 'pretending' or unclear about their gender identities.
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Objectify Yourself: Why straight young men crave gay adulation

Objectify Yourself: Why straight young men crave gay adulation | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it

Male self-objectification is, as they like to say on social media, a “thing.”

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One in Four Young Female Internet Users is Stalked Online

One in Four Young Female Internet Users is Stalked Online | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
A new study from the Pew Research Center provides shocking hard data on internet harassment.
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#TBT: Anxiety and the Men's Shower Room

#TBT: Anxiety and the Men's Shower Room | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Why is the all-male shower scene such a hot button for straight guys?
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White men make up 31 percent of the population but hold 65 percent of elected offices in the US

White men make up 31 percent of the population but hold 65 percent of elected offices in the US | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
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This is what it takes to get an abortion if you’re a minor and afraid to tell your parents

At Mother Jones, Molly Redden has a must-read piece on the judicial bypass process that thousands of teens navigate each year to get an abortion without telling their parents in the 37 states that have parental notification or consent laws. While the process is supposed to be simple, in practice, thanks to anti-choice efforts to make it stricter, it’s “a mammoth struggle.” The teens are at the mercy of whichever judge they happen to have to plead their case to, and as Redden’s review of more than 40 cases shows, judges often deny petitions based on their own personal opposition to abortion. 

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