Author Archives: Molly Beth Kerby

WKU: The Office of Sustainability and PowerSave

Hello, The Office of Sustainability and PowerSave interns are pleased to bring you the following events celebrating WKU’s participation in the Campus Conservation Nationals, and regional Bluegrass Unplugged competition. The Campus Conservation Nationals is a nationwide electricity and water use … Continue reading

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Farewell to an Uninspiring Pope

New York Times Op-Ed Contributor Farewell to an Uninspiring Pope By JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY POPE BENEDICT XVI quit. Good. He was utterly bereft of charm, tone-deaf and a protector of priests who abused children. He’d been a member of the … Continue reading

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Vandana Shive on GMOs

Click here to watch video! Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds July 13, 2012 Bill talks to scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva, who’s become a rock star in the global battle over genetically modified seeds. These seeds … Continue reading

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Condoms & Crosses at WKU

I am sure most of you have heard about the art student who draped condoms on the Hilltoppers for Life “crosses” display on WKU’s campus. The reaction of the university is an outrage! I sent this to Rachel Maddow today. … Continue reading

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REPORT: SEX-CHANGE TREATMENTS ON THE RISE AMONG CHILDREN & TEENS

CHICAGO (The Blaze/AP) — A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according to reports in … Continue reading

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Kids who veer from gender norms at higher risk for abuse

Berkeley, California (CNN) — When a boy struts in a tutu or a girl dons boxer shorts, it makes grown-ups nervous. It’s one of the first lessons kids who are gender nonconforming learn. Mich is biologically female, but didn’t identify … Continue reading

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Meet the ‘Inappropriate’ Female Witness Barred From Speaking at the Birth Control Hearing

Yesterday in perhaps one of the most heartbreaking visual representations of how little conservative politicians care about women I’ve ever seen, California Republican Representative Darrell Issa assembled a panel of 5 men to testify before a Congressional committee about how … Continue reading

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Doing Gender

Happy Spring Semester 2012! Doing gender is a new way of looking at gender and roles in our culture: “Gender is the activity of managing situated conduct in light of normative conceptions of attitudes and activities appropriate of one’s sex category … Continue reading

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The End of Men

Reposting from: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-end-of-men/8135/?single_page=true The End of Men By Hanna Rosin IN THE 1970s the biologist Ronald Ericsson came up with a way to separate sperm carrying the male-producing Y chromosome from those carrying the X. He sent the two kinds … Continue reading

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The Fall 2011 Semester Approaches!

It is getting extremely close to the beginning of a new school year & semester. I should have something really philosophical to say about higher education and gender studies, but nothing is coming to mind. So, I leave you this … Continue reading

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