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Mimi Schippers, Ph.D.
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Mimi Schippers, PhD is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Tulane University. She is working on a book on the radical gender potential of polyamory. Her first book was Rockin' Out of the Box: Gender Maneuvering in Alternative Hard Rock. You can follow her blog at Marx in Drag or on Twitter: @mimischippers.

Bio photo by Marc Pagani Photography.

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We're Right to Criticize Phil Robertson, But Why Are We So Quick to Let A&E Off the Hook?

(139) Comments | Posted December 22, 2013 | 8:23 AM

This Duck Dynasty thing seems to have everyone's undies in a culture war bunch with lots of hand wringing about free speech (find out why this is ridiculous here), the persecution of Christians, and the racism, sexism, and homophobia of poor, rural, Southern whites.

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Compulsory Monogamy in The Hunger Games

(93) Comments | Posted December 4, 2013 | 11:59 AM

NPR's Linda Holmes wrote a great article about the gender dynamics in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and concluded, " could argue that Katniss' conflict between Peeta and Gale is effectively a choice between a traditional Movie Girlfriend and a traditional Movie Boyfriend." I do love...

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