Cis (i.e., cisgender) refers to people who identify with their assigned sex and gender at birth. If you’re not trans, you are usually cis and have cis privilege. A trans man, for example, is usually best seen as someone who… Read More ›
“What if we reject the social construction of the tickets?” – Adventures Reviewing for the Midterm Exam
Today my students and I in Introduction to Queer Studies spent the class period reviewing for the Midterm Exam. We’ve covered a ton of material the past eight weeks! I tried a new method of reviewing today, and it worked… Read More ›
Today my wonderful students in both sections of Introduction to GLBT Studies (or Queer Studies) at the University of Houston explored various aspects of identity! We started off by listening to and discussing a variety of performance poems: “Until We… Read More ›
While I understand that capitalism pressures even the best media or educational outlets to satisfy its audiences, this does not excuse the distribution of misleading or inaccurate information. One of the biggest problem with National Geographic‘s special issue on gender… Read More ›
Saturday, January 21, 2017, will be remembered as a day when women and their allies stood against oppression like never before. And it’s all so beautiful. (Above) A tiny sample of pictures from across social media today.
I figure a great way to start 2017 is with a blog! In preparation for planning and teaching Mexican American History II this Spring 2017 semester, I gave Petter Bratt’s La Mission (2009) another view this evening. Watch the trailer here. (I’m… Read More ›