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WAKE UP ‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’

January 24th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

In Colorado, the Mesa Valley School District sent out emails to parents encouraging them to send their daughters to see a media presentation called, ‘Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Worship at his Feet’.  The idea behind this is that young girls should strive to be ‘pure’ in mind and spirit in order to be worthy of becoming a good wife.  The clear implication: the only proper role for females in society is to be subjugated in the home, subordinate to patriarchal rule. (more…)

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THE EMPOWERMENT PROJECT

January 2nd, 2016 Posted by B/W, Uncategorized No Comment yet

Go for it! Don’t be afraid. That’s the message from four women filmmakers, who travelled the US, interviewing exceptional women, who have found great personal success in their chosen careers. (more…)

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OUR PLACE AT THE TABLE

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Native American representation in popular media is slim to none. For Native American women, there is even less representation. The representation we do get, is often portrayed by non-Natives, and when a Native is cast, the material is deeply rooted in stereotype. (more…)

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MERCEDES OLIVIA – INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Our own Elle Stanger recently did a Q & A with pole dance instructor, and politically engaged stripper, Mercedes Olivia (more…)

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SLUTWALK PORTLAND 2015

November 3rd, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Hundreds of sex workers, and sex positive citizens came together on September 20th in downtown Portland, Oregon for Slutwalk  2015.  Organized by our own Elle Stanger and Sterling Clark, this year’s event focused on the issue of ‘consent’.  The message: ‘Wherever we are, wherever we go, yes means yes, and no means no’ (more…)

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AN ECOSEXUAL LOVE STORY

September 10th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Annie Sprinkle and her wife and partner Beth Stephens are the creative force behind a movie titled, Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story.  Annie is a global ecosex icon and an enduring inspiration for sex positive people everywhere. (more…)

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FREE THE NIPPLE

September 5th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A movement has emerged in America to make breasts and nipples equal in the eyes of the law. It’s a fact, the bare chest of a man is publicly legal, while a female baring her breasts and nipples is subject to shame at the least and arrest at the worst. (more…)

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE CONGO

September 1st, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Jeanine Mabunda Lioko is the Personal Representative of the President in Charge of the Fight Against Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The conflict has caused huge problems all over the country but particularly in the eastern region.

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SLUTWALK IS COMING!

September 1st, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

The international demonstration against victim blaming and slut shaming speaks to people in all walks of life, who refuse to perpetuate negativity or stigma regarding sex. Be straight, be gay, be pan, be queer, be trans, be asexual, be fat, Black, white, monogamous, poly, be yourself. Your body is your own, however you are.

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KIRA FLOOFIE – INFORMED BY FEMINISM

August 25th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

For nearly a decade, Kira Floofie has worked with artists and photographers, collaborating with them to fulfill their artistic expression. She has a background in the fine arts and has traveled to nearly every state and to other countries, working with hundreds of creative people. (more…)