In the News

“News, Nuggets & Longreads,” Boak & Bailey

“What we Talk about when we Talk about ‘Bitch Beer,” PUNCH

“Bros and Beer Snobs,” Sociological Images

“Not my President! Protesters Take to Trump Tower,” The Villager

“Should Academics Talk to Katie Couric?” Chronicle of Higher Education

“The Bro Whisperer,” The Atlantic



Redoing Gender, Redoing Religion. Gender & Society (forthcoming).

Omnivorous Masculinity. Social Currents

Doing Gender Beyond the Binary: a virtual ethnography. Symbolic Interaction

The Pariah Femininity Hierarchy: comparing white women’s body hair and fat stigmas in the United States, Gender, Place, & Culture: a journal of feminist geography

Jewish Women’s Kippot: Meanings and Motives, Contemporary Jewry: 1-17



Helana Darwin is a doctoral student in the Sociology department at SUNY Stony Brook, studying under Michael Kimmel. She holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Women and Gender Studies from The Jewish Theological Seminary and a Master’s Degree in Sociology. Her current research focuses on gender-policing in seemingly progressive cultural arenas. Helana is also a Body Positive activist and blogger for the Huffington Post.headshot