Entries by B.J. Epstein from 05/2012

Bye Bi: The Case of the Missing Bisexuals

| Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Why someone's sexuality needs to be public knowledge is not a question that will be taken up here, but what is relevant is that more celebrities and other public figures feel confident coming out as bisexual these days.

'I'm Not a Feminist': Feminism as a Dirty Word

| Posted 05.16.2012 | UK

Recent celebrities to come out as being against feminism include Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Juliette Binoche, Bjork, and Demi Moore. Rather shocking, considering that most of these women wouldn't have had careers without, you know, that dirty concept they are quick to distance themselves from: feminism.

Harry Potter and the Ivory Tower: Children's Literature and Academia

| Posted 05.22.2012 | Huffington Post

But many view children's literature as beneath them. If it's not for 'grownups', it's not worthwhile. But, wait, here's a sneaky little problem: what about all the 'grownups' who read and enjoy Rowling's work and other children's books? Shouldn't we explore why these works appeals to adults who are apparently supposed to know better?