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Mary Cain: Editorial - I was the fastest girl in America, until I joined Nike

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Cain, M. (2019, November 7). Opinion | I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike. The New York Times.



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Suited. (HBO) Films Media Group, 2016.


Man of the House: America in Primetime

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Man of the House: America in Primetime. Films Media Group, 2011.


A Transgender Teen's Journey

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A Transgender Teen’s Transformative Journey Before Adulthood. Films Media Group, 2015.


Becoming Me: The Gender Within

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Becoming Me: The Gender Within. Films Media Group, 2009.


Independent Woman: America in Primetime

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Independent Woman: America in Primetime. Films Media Group, 2011.


Norway: The Gender Mission

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Norway: The Gender Mission . Films Media Group, 2014.

The Mask You Live In. Call Number: 649.132 M397 DVD
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She's Beautiful When She's Angry. Call Number: 305.4200904 SH554 DVD (Truax)

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Girl & a Gun. Call Number: 363.330973 G525 DVD

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Southern Comfort (2000) Call Number: 306.768 SO727 DVD (Truax - Nonfiction)

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Miss Representation (2012) Call Number: 302.23082 M678 DVD (Truax - Non-Fiction)

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Codes of Gender: identity + performance in pop culture (. Call Number: 659.1045 C669 DVD (Truax)

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Tough Guise 2: violence, manhood & American culture (2013). Call Number: 305.31 T722E2 DVD (Truax)

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Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women (2010) Call Number: 659.1042 K48 DVD

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Pew Research

The Pew Research Center's Social & Demographic Trends project studies behaviors and attitudes of Americans in key realms of their lives, including family, community, health, finance, work and leisure. The project explores these topics by combining original public opinion survey research with social, economic and demographic data analysis.

Research Topic: Gender

Web Resources

Websites: Men and Masculinity

Search Terms for Gender Topics

The following search terms may be useful in finding info on gender topics:

    • Feminism
    • Femininity
    • Gender
    • Gender identity
    • Transgender people
    • Transgendered
    • Transgenderism
    • Sexism
    • Sexual minorities
    • Homosexuality
    • Boys / Girls
    • Sex determination
    • Sex differences
    • Intersex people
    • Misogyny 
    • Women
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    • --Christian women
    • --Indian women
    • --African American women
    • --Asian American women
    • --Mexican American women
    • --Hispanic American women
    • Women's rights
    • Men
    • Masculinity
    • Sex role--differences
    • Sex role--psychology
    • Sex role--discrimination
    • Sexual behavior
    • Birth control
    • Body image in women
    • Sexism
    • Sexual identity
    • Same sex marriage
    • Gay men
    • Gay adoption
    • Gay and lesbian studies
    • Gay culture
    • Gay liberation
    • Queer
    • Lesbians
    • Transsexuals identity
    • >Identity psychology
    • Women authors
    • Women -- social conditions
    • Women's rights
    • Women's liberation