Do Political Views of Fiction Authors Matter?

Recently, one of my former students came to me and asked for some book recommendations for over winter break because she had recently finished The Book Theif on my recommendation, and hadn’t been able to find anything that came close Read more ›

Fighting Homophobia and Fighting Homophobic Language

Fighting homophobia and fighting homophobic language are two different things.  Often overlapping, yes, but different. When one fights homophobia and homophobic language, one is fighting power structures that are in place.  Let’s use the word “gay” as a running example, Read more ›