In first-person narrative, When Women Win tells the invigorating particulars of campaigns waged to get women into the halls of the U.S. Congress, and how EMILY’s list grew from “an annoying thorn in the side of the old boys’ network of the Democratic Party to a powerful and highly valuable partner that was absolutely essential to the party’s success.”
Trevor Joy Sangrey
Trevor Joy Sangrey, Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and lecturer in the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies program, teaches on social movements, LGBT and queer histories, and the history of feminism. Currently, Sangrey is working on a book chronicling the impact of Communist Party USA pamphlets on the Black Nation Thesis on discourses of race, class, and self-determination.
Posts by Trevor Joy Sangrey
The real Elvis is American, remember, and America is a consumer society. The desires we project, the stuff we buy—that is what feels real to us. It lets us have any Elvis we want. He left plenty of kitsch in his wake, plenty of pseudo-religion, plenty of Elvis jokes—but he was not, is not, a joke. He lived our contradictions, released our inhibitions, and lost himself in the process.