Virginia Tech Womanspace members launched the #SitDownVTFootball campaign to voice their concerns about the conduct of the Virginia Tech Football players who were in attendance at the group’s 26th Annual Take Back the Night. These roundtable contributions tell the story through the eyes of three feminist leaders on VT’s campus who were there, and who are demanding accountability.
Close to 80 percent of women report dieting during their first year at college and around 10 percent of women suffer from an eating disorder during college.
Many have heard about Amendment 1, the new proposed amendment to the Tennessee State Constitution that will appear on the ballot this election cycle. Distressingly, however, is that many, if not more, have also heard misleading or blatantly untrue things about its intent and possible consequences.
When my campus recently brought in a local group to offer free HIV testing for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the process did not go as smoothly as it has in the past.
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we knew we wanted to be as visible as possible on campus – so we chose to hold one event a week throughout April. Now, we’re continuing those efforts.
“There’s an old saying: ‘behind every great man, there is a strong woman.’ Men, it’s time to be great and stand behind our women.”
We decided to learn more about the nature of the connection between feminism and major US religions by holding an event we called the Faith & Feminism Panel. The discussion we had that night was incredible.
Latina Rebels affirm and love all things that shape us and believe in fighting for la gente through complexifying what it means to be Latina. And that’s the whole point.
The political system has problems, but it’s still the best system we have. I’m glad I at least tried to have a small role in protecting people’s rights.
If you’re calling it Cinco De Drinko, you’re doing it wrong.