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Human Sexuality 101: A Quick Guide to Gender and Sexuality Spectrums

Society has been telling us all our lives that the world is built on binaries: men and women, male and female, straight and gay.

But the truth is that humans are much more complicated than that. And for someone just learning about the various spectrums of human sexuality, the topic can be overwhelming.

Not to fear! Here to lay out introductions to everything from gender to the difference between sexual behavior and sexual orientation is vlogger Hank Green! Check out his video to get a little closer to understanding and appreciating human complexity. For more head over to http://everydayfeminism.com

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What part of grade consultation don’t you understand?

Isn’t there a proper venue for the grade consultation? Shut up, and show up.

Final Grades are up!

Kindly go to these pages:  Introduction to Philosophy and Introduction to Gender Studies.  Click the blue hyperlink to download document.  Grade Consultation will be on December 20, 2014 from 9-10 AM at M408.  Strictly adhere to the schedule as I have to rush to a meeting in Mandaluyong City by 10 AM.

Be guided.

Featured Post: Shannen Lee of INTFILO V24

Excellent reflection on the meaning of reality from the point of a gamer!  I love it:)

Reality Is Not Real

In my blog, I will tackle the thesis on the phenomenological study on reality in cyberspace because in my point of view, I do not believe that reality can be summed up in any certain criteria as the status quo given by the society. For me, reality is just a figment of our imagination because reality may just be something abstract or concrete as long as our minds would consider them to be real. Before going on any further in my blog, the underlying question of “What is reality?” will always stand in shedding light in this topic. According to the New Oxford Dictionary, reality is the state of things that actually exist, but yet again the subjectivity of the word “exist” is similar to the word “reality”. Considering this, it would be highly unsatisfactory to just leave the concept of reality as to that. Some may argue that for something to exist, one must acknowledge that the senses must recognize it and others would argue that reality is something of the state of mind (“I think, therefore I am”). Throughout this blog I will be defining how cyberspace, specifically online games, is as real as any of the tangible things around us by using my interpretations of the concepts of the senses and Cogito ergo sum, and by relating this to my experience of living in the world of online games before.

For more, head over to Shannen’s blog here.

Feminist Reclaiming of the Mother’s Womb (Scanned Article)

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Pictures from “Mapping Cyberspace” Exhibit from December 2-3, 2014

Thanks, everyone!

New Deadline of Intfilo and Gender Studies Assignments

Dear all,

Please be advised that the deadline for your assignment will be on December 9, 2014.  Be safe, everyone!

warmly,

Dr. Jeane