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A false analysis of Islam and feminism by Muslims and Non-Muslims

April 30, 2012

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By Hamzah Saif, April 29, 2012 “Gender is not the study of what is evident, it is an analysis of how what is evident came to be,” said Maya Mikdashi at her recent 10-point reminder on studying gender in the Middle East. Unfortunately, an influential strand of observers remains steadfastly deaf to her admonition, peddling […]

The future of sexual harassment

March 11, 2012

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We’ve come a long way in our attitudes about sex and the office — but not far enough. An expert explains Saturday, Mar 10, 2012 A detail from the cover of “Sex and the Office: A History of Gender, Power, and Desire” These days, it’s impossible to discuss sex in the office without immediately thinking […]

When beauty is rendered as a tool to assert and/or negotiate spaces.

March 11, 2012

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Reblogged from kractivist by Minakshee Rode In a place like Pune University, whenever I look around, particularly, at the post graduate students studying English Literature, Caste and gender studies, one question always bothers me: what do we expect our mind-sets to be? Students are learning just rhetoric and politically correct language specifically in terms of caste. […]

Care and Support of Male Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

January 11, 2012

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A Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) Briefing PaperWynne Russell,* Alastair Hilton, Michael Peel, Lizle Loots, Liz Dartnall10 Jan 2012 The world is increasingly aware that armed conflict brings danger of sexual violence for men and boys. Such violence—including rape, sexual torture and mutilation, castration, sexual humiliation, forced incest and forced rape, and sexual enslavement—is sharply […]

You can’t deny it. Gender studies is full of male-blaming bias

September 14, 2011

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I studied the subject, and it avoids male issues and justifies attacks against men Tom MartinThe Guardian, Wednesday 14 September 2011 Jonathan Dean reacts dismissively to the news that I am suing the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, where I was a student (Fear not, male readers, 8 September). “Martin claims he […]

You can’t deny it. Gender studies is full of male-blaming bias

September 14, 2011

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I studied the subject, and it avoids male issues and justifies attacks against men Tom MartinThe Guardian, Wednesday 14 September 2011 Jonathan Dean reacts dismissively to the news that I am suing the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, where I was a student (Fear not, male readers, 8 September). “Martin claims he […]

Let’s get this straight. Gender studies isn’t about ‘women good, men bad’

September 7, 2011

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It’s ironic that an ex-student is using anti-discrimination law to sue this LSE department. But he was only there for six weeks Jonathan Deanguardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 September 2011 Gender studies encourages students to acknowledge the diversity of relations between men and women. Photograph: Paul Williams/Alamy/Alamy Feminism makes some men very scared, others very angry. Tom […]