Guillermo Rebollo-Gil

Guillermo Rebollo-​Gil (PhD, JD), Uni­ver­sidad Met­ro­pol­it­ana de Puerto Rico.

Vulnerability and the Protestor Desired

On the misrecognition of political acts and lost political opportunities in Puerto Rico.I. In September of last year, Charlene González, a University of Puerto Rico undergraduate student removed her top in the University plaza as part of a performance/protest against institutionalized gender discrimination in the university and in Puerto Rican society at large. In a…

On the Zimmerman Verdict: Violence and Reason

George Zimmerman’s acquittal is not a mere validation of one White man’s fear of and disdain for young Black males and the deadly force with which these emotions were unleashed upon an innocent boy. Rather, it is a terrifying and heartbreaking expression of six White female jurors’ desire to empathize with and protect a man…