Professor Renee Sentilles discusses predatory implications of Christmas classic “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Professor Sentilles recently spoke with Mary Kilpatrick of cleveland.com to discuss the ways is which cultural context can shift how we interpret song lyrics, in particular, the Christmas classic “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” In the wake of the #MeToo movement, and ever-increasing awareness of gender-based power structures, the way that we hear and interpret the lyrics of the song have changed since it was originally written in 1944. Read the whole story here.

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