Monthly Archives: March 2016

how politeness conditioning can lead to confusion about sexual assults

Is there a way to undo the conditioning that compels women to “be nice” at all costs? After all, minimizing doesn’t protect sexual assault survivors from experiencing long-term trauma. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/how-politeness-conditioning-can-lead-to-confusion-about-sexual-assults/article29294471/ Advertisements

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man or woman? who’s to say | soapboxing

A humorous video on dichotomy challenging us to think differently about our differences. Alok Vaid-Menon is a trans/national South Asian writer, performer, and solidarity activist. Alok has organized with racial, economic, and gender justice movements across the world. Their creative and political … Continue reading

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leigh wall, heavy duty mechanic

I’m so proud of my friend Leigh. Check out this interview she did with Left Field about becoming a Heavy Duty Mechanic. She followed her heart and is proof that women can do anything they put their minds to. http://www.leftfieldnotes.com/interviews/2016/3/20/batter-up-leigh-wall-heavy-duty-mechanic

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