Monthly Archives: December 2014

Thank you for reading my blog in 2014! I hope to increase the number of posts in 2015. See you then!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 18 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

Children Forced to “Serve” as Suicide Bombers

When I taught my Women and Violence course at Lehigh University in 2009, I ended the course with a discussion about what violence would begin to look like as we continued in this “new age” of terrorism.  I worried that children would become/be forced to be the next generation of suicide bombers.  Mobility.  Perceived innocence. […]

The Hunger Games and Rich’s Concept of Compulsory Heterosexuality

I am over at btchflicks today writing about Panem’s favorite reality show:  The Hunger Games.  I hope you will check it out and comment here or there.

Morality Police

The NYT ran a piece this morning on the virginity testing of female police recruits.  This issue is worth watching as it gets more and more press.

Postcolonial Literature in the Modern World

Thoughtful Discussions and Insights Regarding Postcolonial Literature, Diverse Cultures, and the Broad Spectrum of the Human Condition

Esperando por una Revolución

Una Historia de Amor


Women & Pregnancy

Exploring the experiences women have during pregnancy

DemiConsensual: Gender, Sexuality, and Feminism in the Modern World

Making sense of all things gender, sexuality, identity, and feminist in our current culture.

The Female Reflection

A blog of opinon based responses to female literature & film

Standardized Testing

How testing harms children

Lay's Thoughts

Feminist Theory

TEACHING FEMINISM

A blog about how to navigate feminism

Reflections for Educators

A website for using the Reflections series in the classroom

Small Town Feminist

Thoughts and comments from a college feminist living in a small town.

2016 Presidential Election: Women's and Gender Issues

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." — Kofi Annan

Rise Up Doylestown!

We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families - recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.

KU Postcolonial Theory and Texts

“Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. ... Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them.” Edwidge Danticat