Monthly Archives: August 2012

Same-Sex Marriage Rights in Viet Nam—The Conversation Begins

In recent years, diaCRITICS has seen the debates regarding gay marriage take center stage not only in the United States but also in Europe,...

diaCRITICIZE: this is my rifle, this is my gun…

Stanley Kubrick satirized the unconscious psychosexual energies behind wielding a gun in Full Metal Jacket, when Marine recruits parade with their weapons doing this chant of "This is my rifle, this is my gun, this is for fighting, this is for fun." They seize their crotches at "gun" and "fun." 

On Anger, Rage, and Outrage

Poet Barbara Jane Reyes responds to diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen's diaCRITICIZE post on the use of rage and anger through the life and...