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Trigger Warning: Toxic Masculinity in the U.S. Gun Phallocracy By Eng-Beng Lim

If ever there was a need for trigger warning, this is it.

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Katherine McKittrick, author of Demonic Grounds, on Trigger Warnings

Katherine McKittrick is Professor of Gender Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston ON. McKittrick is the author of Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2006) and the co-editor with  the late Clyde Woods of Black Geographies and the Politics of Place (South End Press, 2007). McKittrick is also […]

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Triggering Me, Triggering You: Making Up Is Hard To Do

by Jack Halberstam I was re-watching 30 Rock the other day (yeah, right after I finished my Monty Python marathon) and I came across the episode where Liz Lemon’s show, TGS, is accused of “hating women.” Liz Lemon is outraged, and reminds her crew that their last episode was all about women – cut to Jenna as Amelia Earhart […]