More About the Author
Shira Tarrant, PhD is a nationally recognized expert on sexual politics. Her books include Gender, Sex, and Politics (Routledge), Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex and Power (Routledge), When Sex Became Gender (Routledge), Men and Feminism (Seal Press), Fashion Talks: Undressing the Power of Style (SUNY Press) and New Views on Pornography (Praeger).
Shira Tarrant's writing also appears with AlterNet, In These Times, Jezebel, the Ms. Magazine Blog, Bitch, BUST Magazine, Huffington Post, and other publications. Her forthcoming book, The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Know, will be published by Oxford University Press.
Shira Tarrant's commentary on gender issues, masculinity, pop culture, and sexual politics have been featured on global media including the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, NBC, Forbes, KCAL 9 News, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Denver Post, Sydney Morning Herald, and on radio stations in Los Angeles, New York, Berkeley, and Houston.
Dr. Tarrant received her PhD in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at California State University, Long Beach. Read more at http://shiratarrant.com and follow her on twitter @shiratarrant.