Sprinkle was originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Sexual Diversity Studies department. We hope to widen this scope a bit, but continue to produce a queer-positive, critical journal that seeks to challenge the normative experiences that are often privileged within our society. In this vein, we hope to draw attention to queer history and experience as well as other issues of gender and sexuality, subjects not often addressed within classroom curricula. This journal hopes to draw from and appeal to a wide audience, and people of numerous identities and backgrounds. Sprinkle aims to lend legitimacy to the thoughts and experiences of young people, and produce an engaging publication.

Table of Contents Vol. 9

Table of Contents

  • Editorial: Changing Directions
    Alex Castro & Sam Shrader
  • Editorial: On Collaboration and Community
    Elizabeth J. Meyer & Jane Lehr

Queering Sports: Transnational Perspectives on Athletics

  • The Development of Women’s Professional Soccer Globally
    Allison Aggarwal
  • The Gay-Friendly Games: Homonationalism and the Olympics
    Julianna Duholke

Hidden Discourses: Gender and Sexuality in Medicine, Science, and Technology

  • The Silent Victims: HIV in the Deaf Community
    Hali Kohls
  • Medicating Gender
    Emma Hahn
  • Where Does Sexual Orientation Come From? Essentialism, Social Constructivism, and the Limits of Existing Epigenetic Research
    Matt Klepfer

Unexplored Radical Potentials in Literature, History, and Society

  • Let My People Go: A Reconceptualization of Black Exodus Discourses Using The Color Purple
    Isaac Seessel
  • The Corset: Constriction or Liberation?
    Amanda Lieb
  • A Woman Born Twice: Esther Greenwood’s Reconstruction of the Female Identity in a Pervasively Patriarchal 1950’s America
    Taylor Steinbeck

Planting the Seed: Gendered Experiences in Early Education

  • Binary Ever After: Gender Representation of Non- Human & Non-Animal Characters in Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out
    Sarah Hethershaw
  • Gender Discrimination in the Classroom: How Teaching Policies Can Help Close the Gap
    Olivia Wycoff

Beyond Essentialism: Criticisms of Mainstream Feminism

  • Reproductive Rights as a Tactic of Necropolitics under Neoimperialism
    Haley Kimberli
  • Western Nations’ Use of the Malala Fund
    Austin Greitz
  • Intersectionality in the Case of Cece McDonald
    Austin Greitz
  • Queering Feminism: Rejecting Imperialist Methods of Silencing
    Mikayla Burress


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