I’d like to think my very own feminist life has been divided into pieces.

The very first piece, of course, was Hillary. I’m a young’n, so it was the first time my politics and my campaigning were feminist, the first time I could actually engage in discussion about feminism and work to make a ticking time bomb campaign a success.

Next came Women’s Initiative at school, and then interning at The Feminist Majority Foundation. Mix a few conferences, stir well…

And now, I have THE LINE.

THE LINE is an awesome documentary by Nancy Schwartman, a filmmaker from New York, that explores consent, rape, the “grey area,” and sexual boundaries by exploring her own experiences abroad.

As an intern for Nancy, I’m heading up THE LINE Campaign, which is structured around using the movie as a tool on college campuses, perhaps in conjunction with her appearance, to begin discussions about setting boundaries, seeking consent, etc. on college campuses and link female and male students to local and on-campus resources that have to do with sexual assault and sexuality. It’s sex-positive, it’s honest, it’s open, and it’s really interpersonal.

I feel as though the feministing community would love it, so check out the film’s website, and on Twitter, and on Facebook.

Thank you, fellow activists, fellow feminists. (For you college kids, you could even try to bring her to campus!)

Disclaimer: This post was written by a Feministing Community user and does not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

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A professional feminist by day and overemotional writer by night, Carmen is currently Communications Coordinator at the Feminist Majority Foundation and the Feminism and Community Editor at Autostraddle. She has spoken at various events including the National Conference on Sexual Assault, Momentum, A-Camp, and the founding SPARK Summit. Carmen has been interviewed and profiled by The New York Times, HerCampus, the Guardian, Campus Progress, Ms., Good Morning America, the CBS Early Show and other print, web, and broadcast media outlets for her work in feminist organizing and online activism. Her successful work for over five years in digital feminism - ranging from Hollaback!'s successful launching Kickstarter campaign to the viral #EducateCoaches petition on Change - has earned her the titles of "digital native," "intimidating to some," and "vapid and uninteresting." Carmen's writing has been featured or spotlighted online by Jezebel, Feministing, Bitch, and Elixher; she is also part of a forthcoming printed anthology about young feminism. In the past, she's blogged for the SPARK Movement, served as a PolicyMic writer, and was Managing Editor of THE LINE Campaign blog.

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