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Men Who Follow Vegan And Vegetarian Diets, Such As Brad Pitt, Promote ‘White Masculinity,’ Says Sociologist

Added: 24.03.2018 15:31 | 10 views | 0 comments

Vegans and vegetarians typically cite a variety of reasons for going on plant-based diets and giving up animal-based products, ranging from health concerns to environmental. But according to a sociologist, men who go on and vegetarian diets are actually promoting "white masculinity," reported Fox News.
A teacher at North Carolina State University, Mari Mycek, is a vegan. She interviewed 20 men who were vegans and vegetarians. In the wake of those interviews, the instructor authored "Meatless meals and masculinity." The article discusses the "intersectional understanding" of eating plant-based meals and masculinity. Male Vegans And Vegetarians Are ‘Redoing Gender,' Claims Sociologist
Using her interviews as the basis for her conclusion, Mycek said that male vegans and vegetarians "uphold gendered binaries of emotion/rationality and current ideas of middle-class, white masculinity." She admitted that the results of her study were the opposite of what she anticipated prior to conducting the interviews.


Fort Bragg soldier shot, killed after fight with another soldier

Added: 24.03.2018 15:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Fort Bragg soldier was shot and killed after an altercation with another soldier at a North Carolina home, according to reports.


How to handle market volatility close to retirement

Added: 24.03.2018 14:26 | 17 views | 0 comments

There's a plot of land sitting in North Carolina waiting for Robin Festa and her husband to build their retirement home.


Man who posted photos online of dead wife and child on trial

Added: 23.03.2018 19:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prosecutors say the pictures of his dead wife and daughter posted to Facebook are proof a North Carolina man is guilty of murder.


North Carolina man claiming to be Jesus Christ breaks into Pizza Hut, drinks Mountain Dew, police say

Added: 23.03.2018 15:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina man with an insatiable appetite for Pizza Hut pizza broke into a restaurant Wednesday and called 911 claiming to be Jesus Christ, police said.


13 states from Dakotas to North Carolina on alert for heavy snow

Added: 23.03.2018 13:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

A foot of snow is possible from the Dakotas to Iowa.


Natural birthing center closes due to deaths of 3 newborns

Added: 22.03.2018 21:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

A natural birthing center in North Carolina has stopped delivering babies after the deaths of three newborns in the past six months.


A new angle on gerrymanders

Added: 22.03.2018 18:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

A mathematician has developed a new tool to identify gerrymandered voting districts. The research shows Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Carolina strongly gerrymandered for Republicans, while Maryland's and California's voting districts have been strongly tipped in favor of Democrats. The new tool could be important in the wake of two Supreme Court cases now being considered that might outlaw certain partisan gerrymanders.

Smoke detectors recalled as they may not detect smoke

Added: 22.03.2018 12:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly 500,000 smoke detectors from a North Carolina-based company are being recalled as a manufacturer defect may prevent them from detecting smoke


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