Monthly Archives: October 2014

The F word: F is for Feminist. F is for Fuck It.

Today I taught Pamela Aronson’s article on why many women believe in gender equality but really don’t want to identify as a feminist. Its because feminists don’t love men. Besides awesome classes like mine, where do people get ideas about … Continue reading

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Yes, There’s Such as a Thing as a “Rape Romance”

*Trigger warning: this post talks about rape culture **Trigger trigger warning: this one is for those academics who are triggered by trigger warnings Last week I was yet again teaching about the horrifically termed—and equally horrific concept—of the “rape romance” … Continue reading

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The Fosters… or Holy Shit, Even I Can’t Find too Much That’s Problematic With This Show

Why isn’t everyone watching ABC Family’s The Fosters? Or am I the last queer studies/media studies/tv junkie to this game? This show blends my three favorite things: borderline over-the-top domestic drama (romance, scandal, awkward arguments about an adjustable bed), serial … Continue reading

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