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Reflections on Gender Equity in Higher Education: Equity and Leadership

This is the second post in a series contributed by Susan Albertine, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). 1,072 more words


5 Feminist Lessons Learned in 2015

2015 was hard. It was a year of empowering feminist activism, graduating, moving away from that community and starting anew, spiraling downward into the darkest mental health place I’ve been in years, and forgiveness. 1,252 more words


The Gift of Saying "No" to Others and "Yes" to Yourself

by: Jennifer R. Keup

The week of Thanksgiving, I sat in my regular yoga studio listening to my instructor begin the class with a statement of intentions for our 90 minutes together. 686 more words


(In)visibility of Sexism

by Heather Shea Gasser

In Is Everyone Really Equal? Sensoy and DiAngelo identify sexism as a form of oppression that is particularly difficult to see partially because of the effects of socialization, institutions, and culture. 1,268 more words


Violence Against Women [VAW] Online: How do we want the Internet to change for us?

On December 3 2015, women living in South Africa came together to talk about their experiences of violence online. The day was conceptualized as part of confronting and unpacking 16 Days of Activism against Violence Against Women, which is commemorated annually between 25 November ad 10 December. 567 more words


Invitation to a conversation on Violence Against Women online: Presence, Problems and Solutions

As part of unpacking the annually commemorated 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, the Coalition of African Lesbians , in partnership with the… 513 more words

Feminist Activism

The Untold Story of Street Superheroes: A feminist approach to tackling homelessness

When: Thursday, November 19th at 6PM
Where: PSKS Seattle, 1609 19th Ave #100
Cost: Free

This presentation will introduce specific issues of female homelessness, feminization of poverty and the intersection of homelessness and violence in lives of women. 101 more words