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Disney’s Women

For my last blog I want to talk about the Emily’s presentation. I always found Disney an interesting topic and I really enjoyed her presentation. Somehow Disney and gender always seem to follow me through all my courses. Last year … Continue reading Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Bar Stool: Feminism Edition

Reflecting on Professor Kersh’s recommendation to bring anything related to feminism to class this week, I recognized that this would be a great opportunity to connect a Vanderbilt fetish to feminism. The best way to do this is through an analysis of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Questions Without Answers

Two other presentations stood out to me as both creative and higher in level of difficulty, and those presentation included Stacy’s presentation on the many roles of Reese Witherspoon and Mylan’s presentation surrounding gender identity. I would like to comment … Continue reading Continue reading

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Stong Women in Comic Books

In the presentation by Amanda, she chose to focus on the main women characters in movies such as Marvel’s The Avengers and The Hunger Games. In her research on this topic, she pointed out several interesting features about the way … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week Two Presentations

It’s nice to see how insightful and intellectually stimulating all of the presentations were this week. Good job everyone! Here is some of my commentary from this weeks presentations. I really enjoyed Stacy’s focus on the many faces of Reese … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Gender Binary, Children and Film

This week, Mylon’s presentation on the origins of homosexuality and the construction of the gender binary got me thinking about gender roles/the gender binary and when it is developed.  It seems that the general consensus from our class is that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Final Presentations!

First, I want to say that I’ve really enjoyed everyone’s presentations.  They’ve all been great, and I’m excited that people are writing about such diverse topics. Allison brought up some great points in her presentation.  I think portrayals of female … Continue reading Continue reading

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