Dating Tips for Feminist Men

I really found this article interesting. Numbers 5 and 16 stuck out the most to me. A quote from number 16 states “If you find yourself disregarding something she is saying because she is upset as she is saying it, notice that this is sexism. You may have been raised to believe emotion is not…

Amber Alert

I’m really into spoken word poetry and I had found this poem a while ago on Brave New Voices, a show that features young men and women performing their own spoken word pieces. I have always loved this poem ever since I found it and I started to go on youtube and look for it…

Class Notes 9/24/13

“Certain social groups may be seen as having rigid or unresponsive bodies and selves, making them relatively unfit for the kind of society we now seem to desire” –Emily Martin, Flexible Bodies The above quote related to our class’ discussion on trans bodies and how they interact and are perceived by the general public. We…

Transgender in America

Transgender in America Spend an hour listening to the radio show “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook talking with transgender Americans about their lives, their reality (first aired August 28, 2013). The discussion features three guests: 1) Deirdre McCloskey, professor of economics, history, english, and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Born Donald McCloskey, she transitioned from male to…

Mary Lambert – Body Love

Do you have less than four minutes to give your body today? If so, give it to this video, this experience. Mary Lambert, famous for the chorus of the breakthrough Macklemore song “Same Love,” went on to create a beautiful and touching song from those well-known words (“She keeps me warm” – if you haven’t…

Transgender Teen Wins Homecoming Queen

Hey guys! So I thought it was interesting enough  to read. What really Got me angry where some of the comments but most of them are positive and  the article itself is awesome. We’ve been talking about transgender and how hard it is for them to be accepted by society and this seems like a…