Politics

Two things on staring

I find myself thinking a lot about staring and comfort and power, so I figure I might as well bring you along for the ride! First up – via Hoyden About Town – read this article at Science Blogs by Ed Yong: How objectification silences women – the male glance as a psychological muzzle. Saguy […]

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Invisible Identities, Part 3: The Privileges and Pains of Passing

Previously: Invisible Identities, Part 1: Invisible to Whom? Invisible Identities, Part 2: The Default Human Note: I’m told that in the American context, when speaking about race, the term “passing” is most associated with black people due to a pretty loaded history. This is not the case where I live, simply because that’s not the […]

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