What is sex? Is it an accidental or contingent property that every person canbe said to have? I am brunette and female, but the Pope is bald and male. Or,is sex more constitutive, that is, an essential part of who we are? In this respect, the claim is often made that women experience the world differently than men. Or, is sex something we do?
If we consider sex as an adjective, can we or should we be able to manipulate it like a new hairstyle? Or does the notion of sexual malleability trivialize the significance of sex when considered as a noun? Lastly, is sex a verb that acts on us, constitutes us, harms or taints us?
The answer to all these questions must be yes.
Wendy N. Hess∞ Abstract “Slut-shaming” is the act of criticizing a woman for her real or perceived sexual promiscuity. Until now, much scholarship and journalism has focused on the slut-shaming of school-aged girls and young women. This article broadens the
Hannah Hicks∞ Abstract This article confronts the controversial topic of the sexuality of individuals who experience mental disability. Through idiosyncratic and punitive treatment of sexual activity, mental health institutions generally do not allow inpatients to exercise an acceptable degree of
A transgender student's expression of her gender identity, including through the use of gender consistent bathrooms, is First Amendment protected speech,
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.