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Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
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Professor of English and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Emory University; Public Voices Fellow at The Op-Ed Project

Entries by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Siri and Me

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 9:21 AM

Like many people, I am eagerly awaiting the introduction of the iPhone 5S on Tuesday. So many of us love these sleek little devices that have transformed our lives. For me, having and using an iPhone has been particularly transformative. What has made the most difference to me is the...

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Hot Sex and Disability at the Movies

(4) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 11:51 AM

As we head toward the Oscars on Sunday, there's one little-noted trend: sex and disability was hot at the movies last year to an unprecedented degree. And not just in degree but in kind. Three major releases prominently featured sexually active disabled people. The narratives range from light to dark,...

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Sex Lessons

(4) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 2:44 PM

The Oscar nominations have been announced and the fizzy frenzy of the movie awards season is in full swing. Among the nominees for best supporting actress is Helen Hunt in her role as a compassionate sex surrogate in The Sessions. Oscars aside, this film has already done great things by...

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