There’s no denying that men’s involvement and interest in feminism is key to its continuing relevance and importance.
What’s that? You don’t think that men have been a part of the feminist movement? Oh how mistaken you are! … Tarrant does a brilliant job at showing us how we must pay attention to the plight of boys and men under patriarchy in order to bring out a more just world. —Veronica I. Arreola, Feminist Review
In addition to being Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at California State University, Long Beach, Shira Tarrant is currently writing her next book, The Sex Wars: Pole Dancing, Porn and Other Things That Freak People Out. Her co-edited anthology, Fashion Talks: Undressing the Power of Style, is forthcoming (SUNY Press). Most recently, Tarrant published the article Pornography 101: Why College Kids Need Porn Literacy Training and an article about media freak-outs about hookups on AlterNet.