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(Cis) Women's Bodies Are Being Used to Further the Transphobic Agenda, and It's Not Okay

Author: Ashley Benedict

Have you ever had to make the difficult choice of which public restroom to use? Probably not, because society has conveniently given us gender coded signs to show us where we should “go”. 1,541 more words


Let's Rethink That Movie Date Tonight...

Author: Ashley Benedict

For those of you celebrating Valentine’s Day with your partner tonight, perhaps rethink going to see Fifty Shades Darker (the sequel to… 187 more words


February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Author: Ashley Benedict

Along with Black History Month, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Approximately 1.5 million high school students in the U.S. experience physical abuse from their partner. 1,830 more words


It's On Us: Bystander Intervention Training

AUTHOR: Ashley Benedict

Presenters: Betsie Schoedel, Vawa Graduate Assistant; Draya Garrett, Women’s Center Graduate Assistant; Candace F, Women’s Center Graduate Assistant; Ashley Schult, Women’s Center Victim’s Advocate… 2,494 more words


Planning for the YWCA 5K

I just finished registering for the YWCA’s 2 Minute 5K and creating our Threads of Compassion OKC team.

This is an event that we’ve participated in since 2010. 195 more words

Threads OKC

Real vs Reel: How to Kill Your Wife and Get Away with It

“Nobody understands DNA, Maurice.”

                                                –   American Crime Story : The People vs O.J. Simpson

Over the last few decades, the reliance on forensic evidence in criminal convictions have vastly increased, especially in the West. 3,069 more words