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Rebel Girls: Waiter, There’s Some Theory in My Gender. Update!: 115 Films By and About Women of Color, and What. By jai tiggett | Women and Hollywood June 2, 2015 at 12:00PM "Girlhood" The response was overwhelming after we posted the original list of 84 Films By and About Women of Color, which came from a recent Twitter conversation led by director Ava DuVernay.

Update!: 115 Films By and About Women of Color, and What

Many women of color don't go to the police after sexual assault for a reason. The man who hovered over my intoxicated body one humid May night in my senior year of college, liquor and lust staining his breath as he laughed that my “no” really meant “yes”, is still on campus.

Many women of color don't go to the police after sexual assault for a reason

He is the kind of man women whisper to each other about when they think he is not looking, whose transgressions against our bodies are cataloged in hushed tones and quick, ominous shakes of the head. When I left that man’s room, sweaty and shaken to my core, I didn’t dare call the police or campus security. In the impossible hierarchy of acceptable victimhood, black women who walk willingly into the rooms of men they call “brother” are considered undeserving of protection from any violence that happens therein. 12 Cruel Anti-Suffragette Cartoons. Throughout history, there were people who did not want women to vote.

12 Cruel Anti-Suffragette Cartoons

Women would work, they would pay taxes, they would technically be considered citizens... but voting was for men. In America, when the right to vote was extended to include all races, all social positions, and all incomes, women were still not included. It didn't matter if a man was illiterate, had been to jail, or if he was the town drunk. He could vote, and a woman, no matter who she was, could not. Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People.

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Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People

Nadal, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – City University of New York) MicroaggressionConceptualFoundations.pdf. The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA+ Community. You think you know homophobia?

The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA+ Community

Think again. The run-of-the-mill, tactless, Bible-thumping conservative with a penchant for accusing queer people of pedophilia and bestiality isn’t the sole perpetrator of homophobia. 5 Ways to Deal with Misguided (But Well-Intentioned) Allies. Eng 8615: queer rhetorics. Queer Rhetorics: Bodies, Theories, Pedagogies "Pleasure is the only thing worth having a theory about.

eng 8615: queer rhetorics

"The Picture of Dorian Gray IntroductionIn Textual Orientations (1995), the first book-length exploration of lesbian and gay issues in rhetoric and composition, Harriet Malinowitz asks the bold question, "Which of our theories of writing don't explode when we consider their ramifications for lesbian and gay writers? " (39) Because our theories of writing and teaching and students are integral to our notions of who/what the student is, who/what the student should be, and how we can work with that student – that student who is a person, who has group affiliations, who processes the world through a living body and reads experience through the living of it – we have to recognize the significance of considering sexual orientation.

To that end, we will focus on the following essential questions to help guide our investigations: What does it mean to "identify" one's gender or sexuality? Texts. 6 Ways to Respond to Sexist Microaggressions in Everyday Conversations. We Did An In-Depth Analysis Of 21 Disney Female Leads. Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum.

The gynecological device may have an ethically fraught history, but it's hard to improve on the design.

Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum

IN PLAIN SIGHT sex trafficking documentary - Narrated by Natalie Grant. Syllabus Collection. The Consortium’s Syllabus Collection provides easy access to a wide range of courses taught about topics related to gender, armed conflict, peacemaking and postwar reconstruction, as well as feminist perspectives on global politics.

Syllabus Collection

The collection is intended to support the expansion and strengthening of education in this field by acting as a resource for teachers who want to design new courses or to update existing ones. Researchers, as well as readers new to the field, may also find it useful to explore these syllabi, as they represent a distillation of the readings that professors have found most useful in teaching about their areas of expertise. "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860" by Barbara Welter (1966) It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years. A woman with a "perfect body" in 1930 would barely get a second look from Hollywood producers or model casting agents today.

It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years

Addiction and eating disorder recovery site worked with digital marketing agency Fractl on a project looking at the origins of Body Mass Index (BMI) measurements, and how the bodies of ideal women have compared to national averages over time. And their findings show that models and movie stars are getting smaller than the average American woman at unprecedented rates.

Though BMI measurements don't distinguish between fat and muscle, and are thus fairly inaccurate in determining whether someone is obese or not, BMI data from the past makes for interesting comparisons. According to the Center for Disease Control, the BMI of the average American women has steadily increased over the past half a century, from 24.9 in 1960 to 26.5 in the present day. Here's how the "ideal body" has changed in the past 100+ years: 14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity. Today’s advertisements may get complaints about being too sexy and too photoshopped, but they have nothing on the ads of yesteryear.

14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity

Reddit user chestney posted a collection of ads that have it all: overt racism, sexism and even endangering babies. The poster titles them “Ridiculously Offensive Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today.” The first ad in the album tries to sell ties by stating, “show her it’s a man’s world,” and depicts a woman on her knees serving a man breakfast in bed. VIDA — Women in Literary Arts. WAVE: Women's Audiovisuals in English. Women's Audio Visuals In English (WAVE) is a database maintained by the University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian's Office that lists documentary, experimental, and feature film and video productions by and about women. The information has been drawn entirely from distributors' and producers' catalogs and websites, reviews in periodicals, filmographies, reference works, and library catalogs; in most cases we have not examined the materials themselves.

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Transgender issues. Uniting Girls to Change the World. Judith Butler Explained with Cats. When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink? Black Feminism LIVES! What: This is a weekend retreat to practice and celebrate the technology of black feminist breathing. We will use breathing, mantras and poetry rooted in short wise sayings from black feminist teachers and writers as a resource for mindfulness, sustainability and connection to legacy and purpose.

This retreat builds on a successful national (plus Canada) Black Feminist Breathing Tour through which Sista Docta Time Traveller Space Cadet visited schools and community centers around North America. It also builds on 5 years of retreats by Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind in North Carolina and South Carolina. 15 Black Women Visual Artists You Should Know. Visual Artists rarely get enough credit and recognition, but black female visual artists are a group that seems to be left out of the spotlight completely.

Growing up as a young black female visual artist, there seemed to be no one who looked like me to look up to. But black female visual artists do exist, and they are creating some of the best art out today. Here are some of our favorites: "Kara Walker (American, b. 1969) is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes that examine the underbelly of America's racial and gender tensions. Her works often address such highly charged themes as power, repression,history, race, and sexuality. Black Womyn's Visual Art. 100 Conversations - Digital Safety. MAKERS. Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex.

Violence and gender

Green Dot. Activism + Volunteering. The Top 10 Facts About the Wage Gap. Masculinity. Women's History Month: 10 Things to Thank Feminists for. "Each generation, coming out of obscurity, must define its mission and fulfill or betray it." Frantz Fanon - The Wretched of the Earth James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership. {r}evolution. Activism. Take Action! The Girl Effect Video "The Clock is Ticking" Activism Spotlight (by the Feminist Majority) Campaign to Stop Violence Against Women (by Amnesty International) SRLP (Sylvia Rivera Law Project) - NWSA.