Archive for September, 2012

Tips for Men

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

While we were talking about appropriate sexual behavior, our small group discussed how in instances of cheating and rape, blame tends to fall on the woman for either driving her man to cheating or tempting a man to leave his woman. Or, in the case of sexual assault/rape, it’s the woman’s fault for tempting the man, not the man’s fault.


These posters give an alternate take.

Double standard

Monday, September 24th, 2012

at 4:10

an accomplishment of gender equity or a form of gender pacification

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Topless Kate Middleton

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

A friend posted this article this week. For all those times you’ve wondered why it’s taboo to walk around topless. I thought this was oddly factual but also interesting!


Response to the AU breastfeeding controversy…

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

A colleague of Adrienne Pine wrote this supportive essay for Inside Higher Ed this week:

Marx and Breast-Feeding by David Vine

What are your thoughts?

SOCG 315 – this blog is for you

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Use this blog to share ideas, experiences, reflections, questions, articles, videos, images, or whatever strikes you in relation to our collective study of the sociology of gender this semester. You are not required to post here. I was approached by several students who want to be able to carry on with our conversations outside the classroom. What a wonderful idea! Use this space as you wish. I look forward to seeing what develops.


What if we celebrated otherness?

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

It’s a Queer Queer World by Alicia Banister