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Gender, Sex, Culture, Folklore, and the Body

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January 2018

Zine: Exotic Dancing

Check out this cool zine that Danielle Mercado made as a class project. She uses this innovative format to discuss how sex work and exotic dancing is treated in the United States, profiling one woman and her experiences. Danielle challenges… Continue Reading →

Hampton Roads Sex Trafficking Survivor Services Resource Guide

Kortni Ivey created a helpful handbook of services available for survivors of sex trafficking in the Hampton Roads area. After discovering a lack of resources, she put on her Women’s Studies hat and created her own! She continues to develop… Continue Reading →

Zine: Goddess of the Night

Check out this fantastic zine made by Daphira Maglo. She explores questions of sexuality, identity, and the body.    

The Endless Cycle of Body Dissatisfaction

Age, social class, ethnicity, and sexuality is an insightful chapter in author Sarah Grogan’s book Body Image, which gives a diverse break down on body satisfaction issues.  This is important because most data that has been gathered on this issue… Continue Reading →

Painting: Bitch as a Category for Analysis

This painting, done by Kie’Auntae Parsons, explores the messages taught to girls and women by television, film, and social media, ultimately questioning: what power does the word bitch have over women, who defines it, and what does it mean when… Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Comment Moderation

We experienced a small issue with technology and some internet trolls – but we’ve recovered! Unfortunately, we lost past comments in the process. We assure you, we didn’t delete your thoughts! Thank you to our new commenters – we’re grateful… Continue Reading →

Dance Performance

This powerful piece gets at the heart of domestic and intimate partner violence. Choreographed and performed by Brittani Hooker as part of her final class project.

I Call Him KamaSutra – Spoken Word Poetry

Check out this powerful spoken word poetry piece written and performed by Bri Swan as a final class project.  

Sexual Beings of Hampton Roads

Do you love the style of Humans of New York? Check out this awesome project on sexuality and how it is experienced by individuals in the Hampton Roads area! Mikalah worked on this as a final project for a course… Continue Reading →

Love is Deeper than Weight

I was born and raised in the Bronx, New York to a Trinidadian and Jamaican family. My grandma was born and raised in Trinidad and my grandpa was born and raised in Jamaica. They both left their countries for a… Continue Reading →

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