On Queering Valentine’s Day

Our staff found this Feministing.com article today.  It is critically important to think about how holidays affect people who are marginalized within society.

Tell us what you think about Katie Barnes’ idea that Valentines Day is “super heteronormative and kinda sexist.”

What other kinds of holidays do you see following these same patterns?

 

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2 thoughts on “On Queering Valentine’s Day

  1. wanderwolf says:

    I feel like Thanksgiving is kind of one of those… unless you’re lucky with a husband who cooks, the holiday is mostly with women in the kitchen and men on their butts watching football? In some cases of course, but not all.

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