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Boys Harassing Girl. Featured Image for "Kavanaugh and Defending Sexual Assault" blog post.

Kavanaugh and Defending Sexual Assault

Boys will be boys. Rough-housing. What happens in (fill in the boys club activity) stays in (the boys club), and locker-room talk. This is some of the language used to defend behaviors in boys, and men, to describe otherwise reprehensible behavior. B...
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Treating Nazis: Analytic Considerations on Racism

The events and dialogue surrounding this month's march by white supremacists, KKK, skin heads and neo Nazi’s in Charlottesville have left many of us shocked by the display of such blind hatred and aggression towards whole populations of people. Even ...
Street Art Of City.

Want to Raise a Diversity-Savvy Kid? 3 Traps, 2 Solutions

If you want a future for you kids that reflects a fantasized “good ole days”, filled with white, heterosexual, legally married couples, with 2.3 kids, living behind picket fences in suburbia, with a bunch of people just like you, this post isn’t goin...
Woman With Angry Expression.

Angry Young Feminists

Here is my current contribution to the perennial debate about why some folks hate feminists, the concept of feminism, and consistently see them as "angry feminists". I am going to “blame” it on angry young feminists. Okay, I don’t really mean I am go...