Leadership Alliances Promote Feminism and Debunk Stereotypes on Campus
Last Thursday, the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Leadership Alliance organized a panel discussion with a diverse set of speakers who discussed their perspectives on feminism. The event was co-sponsored by several organizations, including the Samahan Filipino Student Organization, Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE), Delta Gamma, Queers and Associates (Q&A), and the SSA Feminist Student Association. The UC SAN DIEGO Leadership Alliance will host a Feminist Campus EXPO to establish a permanent feminist agenda on campus and to dispel stereotypes about feminism. The Expo will feature information sessions, an organizational fair with over a dozen local reproductive rights and feminist organizations, and a “Faces of Feminism” wall of photos featuring celebrities, faculty, staff and students who identify as feminists.
11/25/2014 Marissa Alexander Has Accepted a Plea Deal - Marissa Alexander, the woman imprisoned for firing a warning shot in the presence of her abusive husband, chose to accept a plea deal Monday with the state of Florida, pleading guilty to three felony counts of aggravated assault.
As part of the plea deal, Alexander received three years imprisonment, but she will be credited for the time she's spent behind bars. . . .
11/24/2014 The City of Louisville Has Overwhelmingly Approved a CEDAW Resolution - The city of Louisville, Kentucky approved a resolution that will use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) as a framework for all future policy aimed at ending gender-based discrimination.
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh introduced the resolution, which passed overwhelmingly on November 6. . . .