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Miley, What’s Good?

Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda, Instagram Reproductions, and Viral Memetic Violence

Aria S. Halliday

the most potent viral images on social media platforms. Constructed as hilarious, absurd, or disgusting, viral images of Black women and girls recirculate stereotypical characteristics (like loud, either asexual or hypersexual, intimidating, and

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Hanna Retallack

’ sexuality has widely critiqued social assumptions that girls of color and girls in poverty (see Tolman 2009 ) are assumed to be hyper- or over-sexual, while black and Latina girls in particular must counteract stereotypes that present them as “vixens or ho

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America's Favorite Doll?

Conflicting Discourses of Commodity Activism

Diana Leon-Boys

“focusing on slavery rather than a more hopeful period … was stereotypical … .” In response to the criticisms, Connie Porter, author of the Addy series, explains that with such critiques you “run the risk of being so politically correct that you can lose

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

the activities for which they have been associated for centuries: loose sex in artistic forms. Amy Wilkins observes that “racialized gender stereotypes are a source of both status and stigma for Black men” (2012: 168). Throughout the world, men of

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Elizabeth J. McLean, Kazuki Yamada, and Cameron Giles

poem, he instantiates a new intertextual crossing-of-paths in the antagonistic relationship between Wilde and James. Where the study seeks to dispel some of the existing tropes surrounding James and some of the Victorian sexual stereotypes prevalent in

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Lowry Martin

Morocco, but also describing his own incestuous desire for his older brother. Although he links queerness with both gay sexual tourism and migration, his narrative decenters stereotypical notions of Arabic masculinity such as marrying, financially

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Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

promote a stereotype that all men work against or above women, our male coaches helped girls work productively alongside men. This demonstrated to the girls that men can be interested in female identities, eager to collaborate, and welcome opportunities to

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Cormac Ó Beaglaoich, Mark Kiss, Clíodhna Ní Bheaglaoich, and Todd G. Morrison

gender role journey is characterized by three phases: 1) acceptance of traditional gender roles (i.e., stereotypes about masculinity and femininity are embraced); 2) gender role ambivalence, confusion, anger, and fear (i.e., vacillation occurs between

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

they do, how successful they are in doing so. Some evidence suggests that student media focuses primarily on stereotypical high school events and rituals ( Hoffman 2005 ), and thus civic issues may not be a priority for student journalists. Therefore

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April Mandrona

as a space of simultaneous aspiration towards and rejection of the stereotype of the adult female body. As Caroline Caron recently pointed out, while girlhood studies is largely informed by feminist methodologies, and feminist ethics are of great