Slackers Unite!

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 15:37 | Category : activism, coffee, culture, environmental, history, sociology
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Troy: what happened to your normal clothes? Michael: wow! Lelaina, look at you. You look…where’d you get that dress? Lelaina: Oh, um… I don’t know. I just bought it. But I think I’m gonna go change because… Michael: No, don’t. You look beautiful. You look like… You look like… Troy: A doily. Lelaina: I’m gonna […]






The Holidays and Gender Roles

Thursday, 12 January 2012, 21:00 | Category : culture, feminisim, holidays, life, sociology
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Studying Sociology has become a double edged sword for me. Over the holiday season, my sense of gender roles and norms becomes heightened. Most of the time I have to keep my mouth shut and ‘go with the flow’, but sometimes I decide that I want to engage in a conversation that will hopefully lead […]






Social Construction and Gender

Saturday, 13 August 2011, 16:51 | Category : culture, equality, feminisim, sociology
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Let me begin this post by saying that, yes, I have completed my second bachelors degree in Sociology.  As of May 2011, I have double degrees, Music (1997) and Sociology (2011), and will hopefully begin a PhD in Sociology and Gender Studies, beginning in 2012.  Along the path to obtaining this degree, I have become […]