Tag Archives: privilege

“Shut Up, Rich Boy”: The Problem With “Privilege.”

I’m a feminist writer, but I don’t like to use the word “privilege” in my writing. Here’s why not: 1) It’s antagonistic. I know, I know, it’s not supposed to be.  Everyone is supposed to recognize their privilege and go … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July

As Americans enjoy fireworks, flags and picnics, it is important to take a moment to remember the military currently engaged in hostilities in five countries (Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Libya and Yemen). The weight of military service falls equally on most demographics: the racial … Continue reading

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Hegemonic Masculinity

As some of you may be aware, I’m a sociology major. Sociology majors have a bad habit of using words that make sense to other sociology majors, but make the entire rest of the fucking world tilt their heads and … Continue reading

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On Libido, part 1

I recently came across an interesting post about a very interesting study concerning high-libido women. It was striking for me how much it resonated with my own experiences as a high-libido man, and very revealing in how it differed. The … Continue reading

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