Introducing Simone De Beauvoir

This site has a couple of great short videos to introduce you to the writer of the Second Sex:

http://www.openculture.com/2017/01/animated-introduction-to-the-feminist-philosophy-of-simone-de-beauvoir.html

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Gender (a)tending

Here’s an interesting piece by Rebecca Reilly-Cooper about an understanding of gender that challenges other understandings of gender and in so doing seeks to highlight some of the political power that is rooted in how we understand and use this term. ¬†Extremely thought provoking stuff:

https://aeon.co/essays/the-idea-that-gender-is-a-spectrum-is-a-new-gender-prison