January 20, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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Mark Campbell

Mark is currently writing anthropological fiction. He hates spelling and likes pizza, sweaters and swimming.

Pronoun theory

Gender pronouns are in deep flux, and the result may end language's traditional dependence on the "he-she" binary system.

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Joining a mixed gender Milan swim club brings out the ripple effects of sexual harassment, Italian-style.

White like me

Milan fashion week and insensitive racial advertising hammer home what's wrong with the way looks are marketed.

Eating The Moon

Tired of hetero-centric novels that include gays, the author decided to create a world of his own by writing a gay utopia novel.

Woman as aggressor

Most discussion of sexual assault focuses on male predators. But it's not that simple.

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