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Women's and Gender Studies; Queer Studies; issues regarding gender and sexuality
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Can identity be chosen or is it inborn? – Katharine Quarmby – Aeon

Can identity be chosen or is it inborn? – Katharine Quarmby – Aeon | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Caitlyn Jenner identifies as a woman, Rachel Dolezal as black. Why should one be legitimate and the other condemned?
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5 Transgender Americans on the Hardships of Transitioning, Then and Now

5 Transgender Americans on the Hardships of Transitioning, Then and Now | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Stories from an emerging population's earliest generation.
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The First Legal Abortion Providers Tell Their Stories

The First Legal Abortion Providers Tell Their Stories | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Seven physicians on the pre- and post-Roe world.
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What Makes Women’s Studies?

What Makes Women’s Studies? | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.
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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The High Cost of Gender-Confirmation Procedures | Advocate.com

The bills can run into the tens of thousands of dollars, and insurance coverage remains rare. 
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Judy!: 1993 Judith Butler Fanzine Gives Us An Irreverent Punk-Rock Take on the Post-Structuralist Gender Theorist

Judy!: 1993 Judith Butler Fanzine Gives Us An Irreverent Punk-Rock Take on the Post-Structuralist Gender Theorist | Women & Gender & Queer Studies | Scoop.it
Punk rock and its accoutrements—including the handmade, Xeroxed ‘zine—pass into history, replaced by Taylor Swift and Snapchat, or whatever.
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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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