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Joanna Bourke

evolutionary psychology approach; ignoring new forms of aggression; and failing to acknowledge the political underpinnings of his own research. In this article, I will explore these shortcomings in relation to sexual violence. The study of sexual violence is

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Becoming a Super-Masculine “Cool Guy”

Reflexivity, Dominant and Hegemonic Masculinities, and Sexual Violence

James W. Messerschmidt

his eventual involvement in sexual violence. In what follows, I first briefly explain Raewyn Connell's (1987 , 1995 , 2000 ) perspective on masculinities, especially hegemonic masculinities, and how, in my work, I have built upon and advanced

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Chloe Krystyna Garcia and Ayesha Vemuri

primary targets of sexist jokes, trolling, sexually explicit marketing ploys, and other forms of misogyny that condone sexual violence and perpetuate harmful perceptions of gender ( Fileborn 2014 ; Henry and Powell 2015 ; Powell 2015 ; Salter 2013

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Rekinning Our Kinscapes

Renegade Indigenous Stewarding against Gender Genocide

Sandrina de Finney, Shezell-Rae Sam, Chantal Adams, Keenan Andrew, Kathryn McLeod, Amber Lewis, Gabby Lewis, Michaela Louis, and Pawa Haiyupis

“Sisters Rising” is an Indigenous-led research project that centers the gender knowledge of Indigenous youth and communities. In this article, members of “Sisters Rising” build on the notion of kinscapes to propose renegade stewardship as a generative concept through which to consider what kinds of responses are required at the community-scholarly-activist level to disrupt conditions of gender-based and sexual violence and racialized poverty that strip Indigenous bodies of sovereignty, land, and cultural connections while targeting us for genocide. Operating from a multimethod research standpoint that is land- and arts-based, community-rooted, and action-oriented, that engages youth of all genders, and that links body sovereignty to decolonization, this work seeks to build political, theoretical, ceremonial, and interpersonal channels that are crucial to restoring dignity with advocacy for and by Indigenous communities.

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Sol Neely

for the Village Voice , pans the film as “shitty” but nevertheless admits, “There’s actually something going on in Deadgirl ; the initial ‘teen male sexual libido’ automatically equaling ‘sexual violence’ formulation goes in a slightly different

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(Para)normalizing Rape Culture

Possession as Rape in Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Annika Herb

beyond narratives that limit the experience to the personal through first-person narration, risking “depoliticiz[ing] and privatiz[ing] rape by emphasizing the trauma experienced by survivors without exposing the social origins of sexual violence” ( 2017

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“Speak with Girls, Not for Them”

Supporting Girls’ Action Against Rape Culture

Alexe Bernier and Sarah Winstanley

Introduction It is widely known that girls in Canada experience overt and subtle forms of gender-based sexual violence ( Glass and Tunstall 2013 ; CWF 2017 ). In our facilitating community-based programs, we regularly heard from girls about

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The Battle of El Herri in Morocco

Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I

Caroline Campbell

explores how the Battle of El Herri became a microcosm for these broader debates, demonstrating that they were embedded in an elitism that Lyautey's circle used to denigrate their rivals, erased aspects of sexual violence that were central to colonial

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Fantasies of the Good Life

Responding to Rape Culture in 13 Reasons Why

Cameron Greensmith and Jocelyn Sakal Froese

Crimson, and Jessica Davis in this regard. Taking cues from girlhood studies, we see this dismissal of Hannah's experiences of sexual violence as mirroring refusals to engage with the stories of trans and cisgender women and girls in the world, further

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Michele Meek

to eradicate sexual violence and assault, “yes means yes” offers a sex positive way toward mutual consensual sexual interactions. The latter slogan does not replace the former, but, rather, builds on it to provide an actionable model for ethical