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Women, The New Social Problem

Meghan Falvey n+1, Issue 5: Decivilizing Process
The review slams four female writers for misdiagnosing the alienation attendant to contemporary women's roles by urging changes in behavior without analyzing the work/household dynamic and persistent gender inequality, preferring either a retreat into so-called womanly roles or encouraging masculine-style individualism. They ignore redefining attitudes toward care and care workers, and securing for them social recognition and material support.

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Making Sense of Modern Pornography

Katrina Forrester The New Yorker
Disagreement on the left reigns over pornography. Is it in essence the objectification of capitalist commodity relations applied to "the other" with possibly disastrous social consequences, or is its celebration of eroticism potentially subversive of an entire repressive culture? The book under review examines the modern porn industry where the Internet has made it ubiquitous, and access on many sites even free. So if this isn't our fathers' old titillations, what is it?

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The Incredible Shrinking Sex Chromosome

Emily Singer Quanta Magazine
Nature offers a panoply of ways to determine an organism’s sex. How can such a fundamental property be so variable?

What Does California's New Sex-Ed Law Mean?

Katherine Marrone Bitch Media Bitch Magazine
Sex education in the United States is changing. Since Obama became president, the federal government has quietly shifted funding from abstinence-only sex-ed to evidence-based sex-ed.

Friday Nite Videos -- August 21, 2015

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Meet the Undocumented Immigrant Who Works in a Trump Hotel. Damsel in Distress: Tropes vs Women in Video Games. John Oliver: Sex Education. Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Brief History of Everything. Bad Lip Reading of the Republican Debate.

John Oliver: Sex Education

Sex education varies widely between school districts, leaving many teens without comprehensive information. We made a video that covers what some schools are too embarrassed to teach.

Friday Nite Videos -- August 1, 2014

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John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons. 10 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasm. Movie: Boyhood. Guitar in an African Village. Are US Military Bases and Embassies American Soil?
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