Sexual Politics of Meat, pt. 3

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Sexual Politics of Meat, pt. 3

This is part 3 of my Sexual Politics of Meat series, inspired by the work of Carol J. Adams and others. Previously I covered pigs, chickens, and turkeys.  Now it’s time for the cows. Though meat in general is considered masculine, there is certainly no meat more manly than beef. (As usual, click through for the


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Sexual Politics of Meat, pt. 1

In 1990, Carol J. Adams published her groundbreaking book, The Sexual Politics of Meat. Twenty-two years later there are still plenty of things, like this t-shirt, to discuss. Adams analyzes the t-shirt, which was created by a fraternity at Amherst College, with her usual intelligence and perspicacity; I urge you to read her post. That


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Book Review: Sister Species

I just finished Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice, and I cannot recommend it enough.  The book is a collection of essays written by fourteen amazing female activists who have personally experienced the manner in which oppression affects both animals and humans, and it serves as a reminder that concerns about speciesism deserve a


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