Monthly Archives: November 2012

Special US Election Blog Blitz

Here’s a round-up of posts related to US politics and gender that have appeared on Engenderings in the past year to get you geared up. Happy voting!

Amanda Conroy ( @amanda_conroy )  has opinions on on Republicans, Julian Assange and how we understand rape.

Be wary of the notion of the “Year of the Woman”, says Kimi Killen.

Linnea Sandstrom Lange doesn’t shy away from […]

November 6th, 2012|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

Rape and the privileging of ignorance: consensuality vs. mutuality in understandings of sexual assault

A lot of people have been expressing a lot of opinions about what constitutes a woman’s experience of rape. A lot of these people do not have vaginas. Todd Akin, Missouri Senate candidate, claimed that “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down”. More recently Wisconsin Republican representative Roger Rivard […]

November 4th, 2012|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

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