About the Author
Shira Tarrant’s work has appeared in Bitch, off our backs, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Genre magazine, and The Women’s Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-Wave Feminism. She is also the column editor for “The Man Files” at the popular blog Girl With Pen.
Shira Tarrant grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and lives in Southern California, where she teaches in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at California State University, Long Beach. She has a PhD in political science from UCLA and fond memories of lounging on the grass in the campus sculpture garden.