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As a poet and essay­ist, my work is root­ed in the impact fem­i­nism has had on my life as a man, par­tic­u­lar­ly as a sur­vivor of child­hood sex­u­al vio­lence. As a lit­er­ary co-trans­la­tor, I write about the rel­e­vance of clas­si­cal Per­sian poet­ry to our con­tem­po­rary lives.

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The Gender and Sexual Politics of Artificial Insemination

The Gender and Sexual Politics of Artificial Insemination

Ya’alili by 8th Day

My moth­er sent me the link to this music video by 8th Day. The music is great, but what made me smile the most was the lit­tle boy in peyos and a sweat­shirt with a Bat­man patch bop­ping to the beat. I also real­ly appre­ci­ate the mix­ing of Sephardic and Ashke­naz­ic lan­guage and ref­er­ences through­out. Accord­ing […]

<span class="dquo">“</span>You’re a Man. Why Are You Teaching Women’s Studies?”

You’re a Man. Why Are You Teaching Women’s Studies?”

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