Archive for December, 2011
 

 
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Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commerciali...
by Kyle
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About Purportedly Gendered Body Parts

From my understanding, a central endeavor of feminist, queer, and trans activists has been to dismantle the cultural ideologies, social practices, and legal norms that say that certain body parts determine gender identity and g...
by Dean
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Forget Black, Are Gays The New Afghani Women? The Pinkification of American Foreign Aid

Good news, oppressed queens and dykes of the world, Barack Obama is coming to the rescue! Yessir, the Hope Man has announced that he’ll be prioritizing foreign aid based on the status of the country’s treatment of the LGBTQ...
by Justin
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Je Me Souviens: 22 Years Ago I Walked To School And Was Afraid

My mom was crying in the living room with the TV on. I asked why she was crying. She told me, very honestly, that a man had gone into a school in Montreal (the city from which I write now) and hurt the women who went there. Tha...
by Ashleigh
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DISH THIS: Pomegranate And Orange French Toast

When it comes down to a breakfast item, I will 95% of the time pick salty over sweet. Don’t get me wrong, I will never turn down a pancake or french toast or waffle, but I prefer them as a side to my eggs, and cheese and ...
by Erika
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