Tag Archives: sexuality

Update on CU Boulder incident: faculty review could clear Adler to teach “Deviance” course

Updates are coming in on the threat to academic freedom at the University of Colorado Boulder. According to the Daily Camera (via the Chronicle of Higher Ed’s Ticker blog), CU professor Patricia Adler might still have a chance to teach her … Continue reading

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Sociology Professor Sanctioned for Class on Prostitution at University of Colorado Boulder

Why is it that every time sex enters the conversation in academia, harassment always appears to shadow it? How perverse – and unfair to real victims of harassment -  that this serious charge is used against a professor for nothing … Continue reading

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Doonesbury “Abortion” Strips: Who Didn’t Run Them, and How to Contact

With regularity, editors at some papers choose not to run an episode of Garry Trudeau’s “Doonesbury” strip. The latest incident involved satirical commentary on state lawmakers requiring women to undergo invasive and medically unnecessary ultrasounds before abortions.  A large number … Continue reading

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The fuss over GQ’s ‘Glee’ photo

The Parents Television Council has done a lot of things bordering on the inane, but this time they’ve outdone themselves by saying that the cover of GQ magazine “borders on pedophilia.” As Frank Bruni pointed out in the New York … Continue reading

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Plaid ribbons for pornography awareness

[Dr. Marty Klein - a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, and sociologist with a special interest in public policy and sexuality - is our guest blogger today! We post from his great blog, Sexual Intelligence, from October … Continue reading

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The trend of pulling high school performances of RENT, need for students to fight for it

In December we covered the depressing situation at Rowlett High School where a teacher pulled a performance of “RENT: School Edition” after controversy about the play’s content. “RENT: School Edition” is a “modified” version of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award winning … Continue reading

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