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Op-Ed: Feminism versus Humanism: Susan Sarandon and the Vanishing Politics of Gender

August 4, 2013
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By Emily Lindsay Jackson In an interview with British newspaper The Observer on June 30, 2013, actor Susan Sarandon calls herself a humanist, not a feminist. “I think of myself as a humanist because I think it’s less alienating to people who think of feminism as being a load of strident bitches.” Feminism is...
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Heidi R. Lewis Discusses Race & Racism on KRCC’s “Off Topic”

August 4, 2013
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This month, Heidi R. Lewis was featured on the ”Off Topic” radio program discussing race, racism and white privilege with Professor Kathy Giuffre and Professor Idris Goodwin. From the “Off Topic” website: Off Topic is a weekly hour-long radio program hosted by Steven Hayward and Kathy Giuffre, professors of English and Sociology, respectively, at Colorado College....
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    By Tsitsi Jaji   Pause. (For All the Madibas)*   There is a breath before the pendulum rends its center, A breath before what leapt comes back to its ground.     There, men and women in chains broke rock, forcing it to deliver         .   [...]

  • Fiction Feature: from “Kill Marguerite,” by Megan Milks Milks-avatar-magicked-out

    By Megan Milks   This excerpt from the short story “Kill Marguerite” takes place after the protagonist, Caty, has already beat Level One and killed Marguerite, her arch-enemy.   Level Two: The Trampoline     BEGIN>> The trampoline is this big old trampoline in Matt and Curtis Wheeler’s backyard, and [...]

  • Video Feature: List of Demands: Because Existing is a Privilege by Nicole Shantè White nicole white photo

    By Nicole Shantè  White   This creative visual addresses queer invisibility by encompassing the intricacies of the Gay Liberation manifesto and the Black Panther Party’s manifesto. Originally inspired by Sofia Snow’s “List of Demands: Because Existing is a Privilege, emerging author Nicole Shantè White uses the bed as a metaphor [...]