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ICYMI: Feminist Friday – Claiming Intersectional Feminism in a New Political Reality

The Women’s Center held the first Feminist Friday of the semester this past week on February 3, 2017. Feminist Fridays are monthly events dedicated to promoting gender equity and creating community on the University of Minnesota campus. This month’s event was co-sponsored with BMW Black Motivated Women and facilitated by Amber Jones, Education Organizer with MN Neighborhoods Organizing…

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What “Supporting Survivors” Looks Like in Practice

As the University of Minnesota -and beyond- continues to grapple with the implications of rape culture, it’s worth taking a moment to re-center the people most impacted by sexual assault: victim-survivors. While the media may fixate on high-profile sports teams, and the conversation on social media may zoom in on the back-and-forth of the micro-level…

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Make the world better: End rape culture

Earlier this winter we put together an online resource compilation titled “How will you make the world better?” with ideas for taking care of yourself, getting support, and taking action. And in January, we are hosting an event with the same name, to provide a space for U of M community members to get involved and find…

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ICYMI: Feminist Friday – Disability Justice is a Feminist Issue

Huge thank you to Angela Carter, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota Graduate Instructor and Ph.D. candidate for facilitating Feminist Friday: Disability Justice is a Feminist Issue! Thank you also to everyone who joined us! In case you missed it, our Feminist Fridays are monthly Women’s Center events dedicated to discussing and…