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  • by Erin Cech on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 9:15am
    Parallels between perceived human gender behavior and animal sex differences are deeply embedded in our popular lexicon: men “crow like roosters;” women “guard their young like lionesses.” In many...
  • by Mayukh Sen on Friday, May 18, 2012 - 7:45am
    The band, Isle of Klezbos, may or may not be composed entirely of lesbians – they merely hint that this is true without saying anything explicitly. This playful sense of ambiguity helps define the...
  • by Admin on Monday, May 14, 2012 - 9:20am
    In February, Karen Offen gave a keynote address at the Swiss conference, “Success Without Impact? The Women’s Liberation Movement in post – ’68 Societies,” at the University of Bern.  She also...
  • by Alexis Charles on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 8:43am
    American history textbooks highlight important activists of the antebellum era such as prominent black abolitionist Frederick...
  • by J. Christian Jensen on Friday, May 4, 2012 - 12:06pm
    What do women see in the mirror that stares back at them? For some, the body can be a battleground – a site of struggle to wrest control of the female form's portrayal in popular society. While...

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