Sulzberger Parlor
Oct 25, 2010 | 6:30PM

HollaBack!: Feminist Responses to Street Harassment

Shannon Lynberg, Emily May, Oraia Reid, and Chai Shenoy

Street harassment, or sexual harassment in public spaces, is an issue with which just about every woman has some experience. Activists from New York City and Washington, DC will discuss new, innovative ways to combat street harassment using technology, mapping, and community organizing. Through online activism, public policy and advocacy, and outreach, these activists have […]

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activism, gender, harassment, media, technology, violence, young feminists

Hollaback! Feminist Responses to Street Harassment

Panel discussion featuring Shannon Lynberg, Emily May, Oraia Reid and Chai Shenoy. Moderated by Catherine Sameh.

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activism, gender, harassment, media, technology, violence, young feminists

802 IAB, 420 West 118th Street
Oct 5, 2009 | 6:30PM

Los Demonios Del Edén: Gender, Violence and Activism in Mexico

Lydia Cacho

With her 2005 book Los Demonios del Edén (Demons of Eden), author and human rights activist Lydia Cacho revealed the existence of organized sexual abuse of minors in Mexico. Following the publication of her book, she was subject to police harassment and became a symbol of a growing movement for greater freedom of the press. […]

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children, harassment, human rights, policy, sexuality, violence

Fall 2008

Women in the Workforce

Curated by Suzanna Denison '09

Women have always contributed to the workforce in formal and informal ways, but their labor has not always been recognized. Karl Marx stated that "[women's] labor appears to be a personal service outside of capital." From the social issues concerning sexual harassment to the policy reforms surrounding the wage gap, this exhibit showcases a variety of materials from the BCRW collection that relate to women's participation in the workforce. These documents chronologically span three decades, starting in the early 1970s with documents from MIT's significant conference "Women in Science and Technology," which sparked a discussion of women in higher education and skilled professions, to materials that showcase 1990s women-run, women-owned businesses.

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activism, economic justice, education, harassment, labor, policy, work-life balance

James Room
Oct 4, 2007 | 7:00PM

Young, Queer, and Organized

Q-Team and FIERCE!

FIERCE! and Q-team may be located on opposite sides of the country, but they couldn’t be closer in working to empower young queer and trans youth of color and building broader, more inclusive social justice movements. On Thursday, October 4, members from each of these impressive grassroots organizations, including Q-team’s Ned del Callejo, come together […]

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activism, class, economic justice, education, harassment, health, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence, young feminists

Scholar and Feminist Online: 5.2
Spring 2007

Blogging Feminism: (Web)Sites of Resistance

Gwendolyn Beetham and Jessica Valenti

Contributors include Gwendolyn Beetham, Tracy L. M. Kennedy, Hosu Kim, Patricia G. Lange, Mary C. Matthews, Shireen Mitchell, Chris Nolan, Tedra Osell, Clancy Ratliff, Deborah Siegel, Shira Tarrant, Rebecca Traister, Jessica Valenti, Marie Varghese and Gillian Youngs.

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activism, gender, harassment, media, politics, queer, race, sexuality, technology, video, writing, young feminists