Thinking Class: Sketches from a Cultural Worker, I couldn’t help but noticed that the things she described rang true in many situations of my own life. Kadi defined himself as queer in this compilation of essays focused on his Arab culture, sexuality, and most importantly, how all this intersects with his working class identity growing […]Read More Why Homophobia?
What happens when 9 friends with different backgrounds, interests and aspirations come to live in a 100-year-old house? No, it’s not another predictable season of Real World (or any other train-wreck of a reality show MTV produces), no it’s actually my current living situation. As I’ve mentioned before, I live with eight other guys and […]Read More Judge a Man by the Quality of His Dishwashing: Politics of Housework
Hello readers! This semester, I’m introducing a new feature that I’ll be writing bi-weekly highlighting women and organizations who promote labor feminism and work to better the status of working-class women. I know what you’re thinking, “But femistorian, don’t we live in America, where classes don’t exist?” How I wish that were true. We live […]Read More Spring 2012 Feature: Working Women & Feminism