Tag: Gender, Sex, & Sexuality

An Anthropologist’s Obsession with Outlander

Carie Little Hersh , May 3rd, 2018


I have been on hiatus from blogging for some time, mainly due to two factors. First, I launched a public anthropology podcast, Anthropologist on the Street (huzzah!), which…


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Every Day is Heterosexual Pride Day

Carie Little Hersh , June 30th, 2017


Are you a heterosexual? Feeling discriminated against by a persecuted minority? Why can’t we celebrate what makes us common and powerful? Just because we’re not unique, it doesn’t…


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When Nature Has to Conform to Culture: Highly Sensitive People in a Nonsensitive Culture

Carie Little Hersh , August 19th, 2016


Elaine Aron’s book The Highly Sensitive Person was like my own personal Da Vinci Code—riveting, compelling, and totally solved a mystery about myself I didn’t know existed. My…


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5 Homophobic Myths Destroyed by Anthropology

Carie Little Hersh , July 15th, 2016


After the horrific mass murder in June focusing on the LGBTQ community at an Orlando club, the only thing worse than the massacre has been the thread of…


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