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Judith Butler, Play, Gender, Desire, Sex

In the classic academic text Gender Trouble, Judith Butler argues that gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and others with non-normative sexualities shouldn’t attempt to overthrow the oppressive, heteronormative language of sexuality that our culture makes and enforces, but, rather, these people (and … Continue reading

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“What I really meant to say…”

We all have our own versions of words. My version of “rhetoric” is not what you mean, what she means, what he means, what they mean, when the word “rhetoric” is used. Neither is a simple word like “compose.” When … Continue reading

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