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Emily Villano @emilyvillano ?

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  • Emily Villano commented on the blog post Not Oprah’s Book Club: Sex Itself   1 month, 4 weeks ago · View

    Hi Sarah, thanks for reading the review and for writing a response! I really appreciate the pushback. I wish that my article had room for a more nuanced discussion of your book. You’re evidently indebted to feminist critiques of science, yet you remain sensitive to the methods and internal norms of the scientific community, the [...]

  • Emily Villano wrote a new blog post: Not Oprah’s Book Club: Sex Itself   2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailAlthough gender expression has flourished in the wake of feminist, queer, and trans interventions, our society as a whole still claims the primacy of “biological sex.” From the fetishization of trans peoples’ genitals and tales of “transition” (Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox took down Katie Couric on this point), to constant mis-gendering in mainstream media (as with [...]

  • Emily Villano wrote a new blog post: Not Oprah’s Book Club: Do Muslim Women Need Saving?   4 months, 1 week ago · View

    Thumbnail Harvard University Press. $35.00 Do Muslim women need saving ? Lila Abu-Lughod’s question challenges what has become, in her words, the “new common sense”: a “moral mainstreaming of global women’s rights” that urges Westerners to intervene on behalf of faraway women held hostage by “backwards” religious beliefs. As feminists, we might see reason to celebrate a global, [...]

  • Thumbnail Inside cover design by John Lustig Anything That Loves: Comics Beyond “Gay” and “Straight” is a collaborative project at every level.  Charles “Zan” Christensen, the editor, raised the money to print this gorgeous, full-color, two hundred page comic anthology via a Kickstarter campaign that generated a thousand backers and tripled Christensen’s $10,000 ask. Almost forty comics creators [...]

  • Ed. note: This is a guest post from Emily Villano. Emily is a recent college graduate and a feminist, living and writing in Central Oregon. Edwidge Danticat has stated that though her body is in the United States, her imagination lies in Haiti. She writes about Haiti in Brooklyn, NY, with her debut novel Breathe, Eyes, Memory ; [...]

  • Ed. note: This is a guest post from Emily Villano. Emily is a recent college graduate and a feminist, living and writing in Central Oregon. Edwidge Danticat has stated that though her body is in the United States, her imagination lies in Haiti. She writes about Haiti in Brooklyn, NY, with her debut novel Breathe, Eyes, Memory ; [...]

  • Emily became a registered member   7 months ago · View

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