Posts Tagged ‘gender’

Facebook’s “50+ NEW Gender Identity options!” is still doing it wrong

There’s not much to say about this but I expect a lot of people will be very excited to learn that, starting today, the benevolent gods of your social media existence at Facebook have now granted you the privilege of identifying your gender using words other than “male” or “female.” I’ve already seen fawning and […]

SsexBbox: Gender is a text field

When I met sexuality documentary filmmaker Priscilla Bertucci back in March, I knew I’d want to check out her project, SsexBbox as soon as I could. The project is a far-reaching one, using many forms of media, and aims to explore sexuality itself as a first-class subject of study rather than merely something humans do […]

Wednesday Wanderings: 1984 wasn’t so bad. 1986 was, though.

Well. It’s been another hard week. So, on to a couple of things from a while ago. Rejecting The Gender Binary In Fashion » Sociological Images This new-to-me post strikes close to home because it's a much louder example, visually speaking, of my own clothing preferences. why are department stores separated in clothes for women […]

Wednesday Wanderings: Nostalgic Old White Men and Everyone Else

It’s kind of been a shitty week. Yeah, that’s all I’ve got to say right now. But here’s some non-shitty things for you to read. A Thai Region Where Husbands Are Imported – NYTimes.com While the title of this article might make you think of gender role reversal, its contents are profoundly disappointing for anyone […]

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