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By Sylvia Tamale

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A groundbreaking publication, obtainable yet scholarly, through African activists. It uses research, existence tales, and inventive expression—including essays, case reports, poetry, information clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, brief movie scripts, and photographs—to research dominant and deviant sexualities and examine the intersections among intercourse, energy, masculinities, and femininities. It also opens an area, relatively for adolescents, to consider African sexualities in several methods.

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In terms of gender, groups of girls/women are actually more similar to groups of boys/men than they are different. In her 1792 treatise on education called A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft suggested Copyright © 2009, IGI Global, distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. Demyth-ifying Feminism 13 that girls and boys “would play harmlessly together, if the distinction of sex was not inculcated long before nature makes any difference” (p.

Dr. Rita Arditti was among the first women scientists to write about gender in science and her perspective was invaluable. Dr. Jane Brem challenged me to “not forget about the men,” which made me both a better teacher and a better women’s studies scholar. Dr. Carol Zander shared her lived perspectives as a woman in computer science and as a gifted educator. Dr. Cindy Cone’s research on the impact of single-sex learning environments in K-12 also contributed to my thinking in this area. I am employed at Metropolitan State University where the emphasis for faculty is on teaching over research.

Once you name it, you can think, talk, and write about it . . When you name something, the word draws your attention to it . . That’s why most people have an immediate negative reaction to words like racism, sexism or privilege. They don’t want to look at what the words point to. (p. 9) Once the term has placed people in a negative emotional state, their response is often that talking about theses issues just pits groups against each other. Johnson clarifies that we are “already pitted against one another by the structures of privilege that organize society as a whole” (p.

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