Category Archives: Theory

Roller derby, stickball, and natural childbirth

I recently attended a presentation of master’s theses by folklore graduate students. One concerned an ethnography of women who participate in flat track roller derby, and the role that their narratives seem to play in the importance of the sport … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Femininity, The girl box, Theory, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

2012 – Thank you, and Year in Review

2012 sure was an eventful year for my little blog! A highlight of course was being quoted in the New York Times Magazine this August (What’s So Bad about a Boy Who Wants To Wear a Dress? ). August 8, the day after that story … Continue reading

Posted in Masculinity, Parenting, The space between, Theory, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Small Children “Performing” Gender

I haven’t forgotten that I’ve promised posts on “manly” therapy and more Bible thoughts, but this has risen to the top today. (Something was up with WordPress earlier this week and I couldn’t post anything.) If you find today’s topic … Continue reading

Posted in Gender complexity, Parenting, Performance, Social construction, Theory | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments