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Can a White Male be a Feminist?

This is my final official post for the Fem+Media+Health class that I took this semester.  I’ll certainly keep this up and running even after the class concludes tomorrow, although I would imagine the postings will be a little less frequent. … Continue reading

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My Mother

Before I took this course, I think I probably only encountered one true feminist in my life.   Yah, plenty of my friends’ mothers worked but they barely saw their kids.  Besides, I don’t think the simple act of having … Continue reading

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The Flu

We spent the first couple of meetings of Fem+Media+Health class discussing how modes medicine has evolved from the more natural and home remedies that were used up until the late 19th century. Michel Foucalt writes of Biopower – the way … Continue reading

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It can’t happen here

That’s what we always tell ourselves.  Whether it is with illness, war, fire, or sexual abuse. I grew up in suburbia; my hometown Fair Lawn has a little over 30,000 people.  There is maybe one murder a decade, a couple … Continue reading

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High Heels

This past weekend, I worked at a hotel for a convention for a Jewish teenage organization.  I thought it would be fun and interesting to utilize some of the ideas we learned in my Femism+Health+Media class and put them into … Continue reading

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UN Rebuilding: Blog Assignment #7

It is nearly impossible to ensure the safety of each and every person.  This goes for a stable society, it is true all the more so for countries in the midst of civil war. This does not mean we should … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid (Video #4)

So we tried to think of something fun and innovative to put our message across, but since none of us wanted to appear on camera it was a little difficult.  We did, however, come up with this great idea to … Continue reading

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