December 19, 2018

“Those of us schooled in the humanities and social sciences have become familiar, over the past twenty years or so, with queering things; how might we likewise begin to critically trans- our world?”

(Stryker, Currah & Moore, 2008, p.13)

When men are growing up and readi...

April 6, 2018

“That which withers in the age of mechanical reproduction is the aura of the work of art.”

—Walter Benjamin

For German philosopher Walter Benjamin, original works of art hold an “aura”, a property that is the art’s “presence in time and space, its unique existence at the...

March 18, 2017

The recent rise in the visibility of transgender people has led feminist communities to challenge and re-conceptualise ideas about gender. The intersectional feminist movement has sought to be more inclusive by acknowledging the interactions between racism, classism, s...

January 24, 2017



A young or inexperienced participant, the term is often used in surfing or board sports.

See also: Rookie, Novice.

Everything hurts. The muscles in my arms, legs, butt, and hands ache. ­My fingers are purple and swollen and my forearms are spotted with bruis...

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"Spider-Man is trans!": the transgressive potential of superhero queer readings

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