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Stephanie Baran article published

UWM Department of Sociology PhD student Stephanie Baran’s article PETA, Patriarchy and the Body was published on ASA’s Body and Embodiment blog.

Baran writes: “Social justice organizations, one would think, would be the last place one might find racism, sexism and ableism to mention a few, but we would be remiss if we did not give some critical attention to these organizations – most notably PETA. Sure, using the mantra of ‘sex sells’ will get the message out, on the news and in people’s faces, but at what cost? Is the goal of using women in positions of suffering in the place of animals really accomplishing the end?” Read more