Author Archives: brownmj

Language and Double Standards (cont…again)

I don’t really understand where the idea that girls that have a bunch of sex are “Hoes” or “Sluts” came from, but I think that shit is stupid. What I think is even more stupid is the way in which … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Language and Double Standards (cont…again)

Language and Double Standards (cont)

This is a particular topic that I’m pretty passionate about so I’ve decided to do 3 blog posts on the issue of the double standard that exist across the gender binary from a the standpoint of sexual expression. As I … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Language and Double Standards (cont)

Language and Double Standards

I want to start by saying that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the presentations. The issues that were addressed in each presentation by each individual seem to be issues that the presenter actually cared about. Each presenter seemed to actually be excited … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Language and Double Standards

Scheduling Normativity

Needham’s article on temporality and queerness in television yielded many interesting points. For instance, Needham makes the claim that time is a central part of television shows, and that we are drawn in by these shows sense of temporality. He … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Scheduling Normativity

Violence is Necessary

I’ve heard a couple of students in class say that violence in film is disturbing and desensitizing. This may be the case depending on the context in which the violent act is performed. I am a huge fan of violence. … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Violence is Necessary

Drag as Convenience

I’ve never cared to try and gain a full understanding about drag queens and why they act the way they do. After watching the film Paris is Burning, the film ignited a curiosity about drag queens within me. I’m actually … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Drag as Convenience

Conundrum: Women in Politics

After watching the film Election, it seems the way that Tracy Flick is portrayed in the film is the way that we have been conditioned to view women in politics in general. When we discussed the film in class, I … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog | Comments Off on Conundrum: Women in Politics

Django/Mulvey Analysis

Prior to WGS272, I never really knew about the different feminism theories and such that were consistent with the movies I like to watch. I’ve really started to try and understand plot and character development by applying the theories I … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Class Blog, Django | Comments Off on Django/Mulvey Analysis