Tag Archives: Gender Studies

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism By Kirsten Clodfelter Dear Charlotte, I appreciate that you have words of wisdom to share with the next generation of “hip” young feminists as we get dressed each … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Come Up Sometime and Queer Me?: Reclaiming Mae West as Author and Sexual Philosopher

Why Don’t You Come Up Sometime and Queer Me? Reclaiming Mae West as Author and Sexual Philosopher By Chase Dimock We know Mae West as an actress, a sex symbol, a cultural icon, a comedienne, a master of the one … Continue reading

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I Was a Male Chat-bot: The Turing Test, Artificial Intelligence, and Gender Online

Three summers ago, I made ten dollars an hour plus commission portraying “Jessica”, an online shopping assistant program designed by InQ serving the WhiteFence.com website. On WhiteFence.com, a customer can purchase phone, cable, internet service, and other products specific to … Continue reading

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