If you hadn’t heard of the Book of Judith before you came across this post, don’t feel bad. Her tale was a new one to me as well. The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical bible story included in some versions of the Old Testament, but not much else. It’s been accepted not as a … Continue reading Judith
In the middle of making a flash-card set for my Gender, Sex, and Power midterm, I came to the term “homosexuality.” In a list of words like “heteropatriarchy” and “conferred dominance” I expected “homosexuality” to be one that was easily defined, right? homosexuality: being attracted to or aroused by the same sex But then I … Continue reading androphilia and gynephilia
Each word is made of two parts. But are the beginnings prefixes that define “body”? or does “body” act as a suffix, somehow further modifying each new prefix? “Nobody” is so absolute, completely exclusive. “Everybody” lies on the other end of the spectrum; it’s the very definition of inclusion. “Somebody” and “anybody” lay somewhere in … Continue reading everybody. somebody. anybody. nobody.