A Feminist Analysis of Human and Animal Oppression: Intersectionality Among Species
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| Contributor(s):: Kelsey Brown
In this paper I focus on animal exploitation as a feminist issue. I discuss reproductive exploitation in humans and domesticated animals, language as a tool of oppression, the power dynamics involved in hunting and consuming animals, and the barriers that are faced when people try to access...
Acute effects of intoxication and arousal on approach/avoidance biases toward sexual risk stimuli in heterosexual men
| Contributor(s):: Simons, Jeffrey S., Maisto, Stephen A., Wray, Tyler B., Emery, Noah N.
This study tested the effects of alcohol intoxication and physiological arousal on cognitive biases toward erotic stimuli and condoms. Ninety-seven heterosexual men were randomized to 1 of 6 independent conditions in a 2 (high arousal or control) × 3 (alcohol target...
Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man's Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability
| Contributor(s):: Mitchell, R. W., Ellis, A. L.
American undergraduates (192 male, 521 female) rated masculinity, femininity, and likability of two men (one highly masculine and unfeminine, one normally masculine with low femininity) from a videotaped interaction. Participants were informed that both men were cat persons, dog persons,...
Heterosexual and homosexual behaviour and vocalisations in captive female koalas ( Phascolarctos cinereus )
| Contributor(s):: Feige, S., Nilsson, K., Phillips, C. J. C., Johnston, S. D.
Female koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) exhibit both homosexual and heterosexual interactions in captivity, even though only heterosexual copulations have been observed in the wild. A key component of sexual interaction is the acoustic bellow, which is produced by males in the wild and both...
Animal welfare volunteers: who are they and why do they do what they do?
| Contributor(s):: Neumann, S. L.
Although the volunteerism literature has grown in recent years, our understanding of those who volunteer to help non-human animals rather than humans is lacking. In light of the continuing difficulty animal shelters face in recruiting and retaining volunteers, a better understanding is long...