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Posts made in May, 2011

Bridesmaids is Made of Win

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, Reviews | 1 comment

The hope that Bridesmaids will save women-driven comedy may be inflated, but there's no doubt that the gross-out hilarity of "dude humor" isn't just for dudes.

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Empowered Waiting

Posted on May 12, 2011 in Blog, Publishing, Writing | 1 comment

Writing Inner Moonlight was one of the most empowering experiences of my life. I learned to use my voice in new ways, to be unashamed at sharing some deeply personal things, to feel entitled to my point of view, and to find importance in sharing my voice with the world. Now, here I was, feeling like my work wasn't my own, my art was being judged on marketability alone, and my value was based on bottom lines.

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Gender Defiance – The Female Brain is. . .what, exactly?

Posted on May 9, 2011 in Feminism, Gender | 4 comments

Everything from self-reporting to the gender of the test administrator can spin simple psych tests into the ineffable zone of socialized behavior patterns. In short, most everything we know about gendered brains is wrong.

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A Different Kind of Howl

Posted on May 3, 2011 in Blog, Feminism, LGBTQ, Literature, Writing | 0 comments

The Beats were seekers, all fragile men hoping to find answers about where they belonged in the world. They wanted to matter but didn't know how. In the 50s, a man had two ways to matter: be a husband-father-businessman, or be a soldier. Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassidy, and the rest didn't want those things

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