A growing (tiny) proportion of US kids are speaking Yiddish at home, too.
You may as well read Michiko Kakutani's book in one sitting.
Did this ubiquitous phrase introduce a new battleground in the gender revolution?
Discrimination against people for their sexual identity, gender identity, or sexual orientation is a problem even if they're not part of that community.
But why can't women embrace gender difference in things like speech patterns, and wield them in the service of equality?
Searching through sociology for the ways in which is literally like shooting ducks in a barrel (easy). For this post I made sure to include some giants in the field, and major journals, to underscore the ways in which this problem is not limited to the over-wrought fringe. The "how" rule is not universally applicable. In some cases "the…
Reader advisory: When I say "in one chart," I never really mean it. Updated with new chart at the end. Because someone asked, here is the article count from Web of Science (an academic journal database with emphasis on science), showing the frequency of articles (of all types) according to the inequality-related phrases in their…
Is "really sort of right" approaching its peak?
Maybe this is just a reversal of progress toward pretending we are above excessive puffery. Which I think is a shame.
Queer sexuality has entered the discourse on sexuality more than queer politics and identity have entered the language of their niches.