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Don’t call me ‘queer’: A reaction to the sexist, homophobic and transphobic rhetoric of the ‘Virginity’ study

(01/31/18 4:22am)

On Jan. 10, 2018, the Thresher ran a Spotlight feature on the findings of a student sociological study on virginity. “What is Virginity, Anyway?” employed ignorant and outdated language and theory to frame sexuality and gender identity. In doing so, the feature reinforced harmful sexist, homophobic and transphobic ideology.