a. p. 77-113
Needs (n): 1. a deep, unfathomable reservoir of unresolved issues, past injuries, and
childhood deprivations, compounded daily, like credit card debt, by every failure on the
part of a mate to instantly comprehend their particulars and magica
Laverne cox: t word - phoebe Riley
-The T-Word: a 45 minute documentary special on MTV following the lives of 7 adolescents that
identify as teams; followed by a live forum hoste
Looking for my penis
-"Journal of Research in Personality" by J. Philip Rushton attempts to study a pattern of degree
of sexuality based on race using factors like gamete production, Intercourse frequency, sexual
characteristics, penis/vagina size, etc
Erica Rand discuss the two cases of Kye Allums and Johnny Weir in the essay where she looks at
effects, ideas, and diversions in discourses around gender authenticity in gender-segregated
sports. Allums plays in a team dominated at the top by competition
Foundations of a Movement
Transgender is a term that is still being developed. Strykers definition refers to those who move
away from the gender they were assigned at birth. The book focuses on the political history of
transgender social change
Mary Louise Adams - No Taste for Rough and Tumble Play
Role of sport in the regulation of boys' gender non-conformity
For this article the version of sport that concerns me is the mainstream
commonsense ideal of sport as a taken for granted feature of m
Todd Crosset: Athletic Affiliation and Violence Against Women
1990's Male athletes violence against women
Athletes names synonymous with violence
o Mike Tyson (boxing)
o O.J. Simpson (football)
o Darryl Strawberry (baseball)
o John Daly (Golf)
o Jose Co
1. Erica Lennon and Brian J. Mistler, Cisgenderism
- Cisgenderism refers to the cultural and systemic ideology that denies, denigrates, or
pathologizes self-identified gender identities that do not align with assigned gender at birth as
1. Van Bailey, Brown Boys
The Brown Boi project is mainly geared toward the masculine trans* experience for
people of color. Projects like Brown Boi are necessary because of the fact that the adolescent
stage finds many trans* people on a road of rejectio
1. Dean Spade, Too Queer to be Square Michael Faryab
An activist named Altman wrote his vision for gay politics years ago. The article
compares his vision to actual gay politics throughout the years.
Early gay activists tried to show how straight they cou
1. Sabrina Rubin Erdely, The Transgender Crucible
CeCe McDonald = 23 yr old transgender female protagonist who is attacked
on her way to the grocery store with 4 African american friends by Dean
Schmitz(47) and Molly Flaherty(40), a fashion student at a
1. What does decolonizing mean to you: personally, politically, and intellectually?
For me, decolonization is a foundation and support structure for my political and
Believes that decolonization movements must be centere
- In Thai, Korean popular music plays a significant role in transforming Thai gender practices
and performances. In particular, cover dance, the copying of choreographed movements from
music movies, has become a definitive social activity among Asian siss
2. What are some strategies to make transgender or trans studies-themed knowledge
production serve the interests of trans and gender-nonconforming people who are most
marginalized, both within the academy itself and within the world at large? Why are they
Main Points and Important Quotes:
Heterosexual woman forced to be a model of conformity, a symbol of subjugation and
her punishment for anything that goes wrong with sexual morality.
Gaga feminism: concerned with reconfiguring the meaning of sex and gen
Main Points and Important Quotes: Same Love, Same Old Shit?
by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring the vocalist Mary
Lambert, a song about rejecting gay stereotypes in support of same-sex marriage felt
vulgar and lacking in any genuine allegian
16.Sara Marcus, selections from Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl
Revolution (P try DF)
Summary: The Riot Grrrl Revolution was a no-compromises feminist movement in the
Themes: Girl Power
17.Deb Vargas, Giving us that Brown Soul:
1. COVERTURE(BLANK) Blake
The legal convention throughout Europe, Britain, and in the new world; a principle
meaning that when a woman married, her legal and civil prisonhood was covered by
her husband. In practice, this meant a woman had no rights or lib
Main Points and Important Quotes:
Marriage equality is at best a gross misunderstanding of how marriage as a legal
institution functions, it is not and has never been an institution that has anything to do
Assuming that the class with no
Chapter 7: Here There Be Dragons
o Catchphrase to refer to a closeted gay individual
Men who take the insertive role in sex are perceived to be more masculine
Men who take the receptive role are giving up power, and considered "faggots"
o It i
Chapter 4 and 5
heterosexual is a construct that only came into being in opposition to not
heterosexual. Blank tells us that,
historically, what heterosexuality is has been synonymous for sexually normal. Early
in the history of the term, it was even used
a. Intro - Chapter three
Because of Blanks partners XXY abnormal chromosomes, she began to invest sexual
orientation. Before the term heterosexual was created in 1869, people didnt identify
them as heterosexual. Since then, heterosexual gained su
Chapter One: Loves Labors
polemic (n): a strong written or spoken attack against someone elses opinions,
beliefs, practices, etc.
Quotes from the Prezi:
These days either partner can play either gender role, masculine or feminine,
regardless of se
John Rechy talks about a riot in 1959, where cops and transgender people fought on
the street. These incidents demonstrate the overlap between gay and transgender
activism in the working class districts.It also illustrates the extent to which th
1. Jennifer Doyle, Dirt off Her Shoulders, Introduction to The Athletic Issue, (Xiaotong
This article begins with a discussion the case of the South African runner Caster
Semenya, who became the womens world champion in the 800-meter dash. After she
1. Nicholas Clarkson, Biometrics
Biometricstechnologies that measure the body, often with the intent of identifying
individuals1featured significantly in that expansion.
Gates argues that biometric systems respond to the need to bind id
Social Issues in Gender & Sexuality
from the Present to the Past
Spring 2015 | MW 2pm-3:20pm
Location: THH 201
Professor Karen Tongson
Office: 416 Taper Hall of the Hu
September 19, 2016
I Just Put Koreans and Nails Together
The Global Migration of Filipino Domestic Workers,
The Modern Mammy and the Angry Black Man: African American Professionals
Experiences with Gendered Racism in the Work
Blog Post #3
Revision and Resistance: The Politics of Native Women's Motherwork
The text was written in 2001, by Lisa J. Udel. The author, Udel, is a professor living in
Illinois who teaches on the subjects of Gender and Womens studies. She researches spe
-Who are we?
-what is the meaning of life?
-What is te truth?
-How do we know what we know?
-And do we know what we know?
o Hebrew bible says there are two origin tales
o Came together and decided what stories to include
SWMS 212: Intro to Sexuality and Gender
Who are we?
What is the meaning of life?
What is truth?
How do we know what we know?
And what do these things have to do with sex?
As we shall see in this course, the answer is everything. From biblical creation myt