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I have a Ph.D. in sociology from UCLA and teach women’s studies at Foothill College. I’ve also lectured at San Jose State. I contribute to the Ms. Magazine Blog and have a blog: BroadBlogs. Volunteer with RESULTS and Citizens Climate Lobby.

Real Name: Georgia Platts

Gender: female

Location: San Jose, CA, U.S.

Occupation: Lecturer, wms studies

Groups: Dream Menders, RaceGender DiscrimiNATION, This Week in the War on Women, Silicon Valley Kos

Hobbies: political junkie

Twitter: BroadBlogs

Diaries published: 11 (341 days since last diary on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 678 (102 days since last comment on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 11:53 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 460

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Modesty Objectifies Women Says Nude Egyptian, 191 comments, 173 recommends

People Following BroadBlogs: 11

BroadBlogs's Most Recent Diaries:

Should the rights of a disembodied, fictional “person” trump the rights of someone whose actual body and well-being could be gravely affected by a court ruling? That’s a question the Supreme ...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
If we started saying, “It ain’t sex unless everyone enjoys it” would rape and “ gray-rape ” (where consent is unclear) become less common? And might we all enjoy sex more? An Emmy-...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 178 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 11:03 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Why do so many ordinary folks vote to help the rich and hurt themselves? Why do those on Social Security and Medicare vote for Romney and Ryan? Ryan calls Social Security a Ponzi scheme, a ...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 04:12 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Catholic Bishops continue to plead that they must be free to exercise their conscience on contraception, which entails preventing women from exercising that same right. If there’s any conflict of ...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, ...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Posed in nothing but sheer black polkadot stockings, red patent leather shoes and a red hair clip, ...
by BroadBlogs
Comment Count 191 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 04:00 PM PST with 173 Recommends

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