Tag Archives: Conferences

Glamour magazine’s “Love Your Work Life” panel: Lots of sentiment, few solutions

TweetYesterday I went to the Glamour Love Your Life conference at 92nd Street Y. The conference was a one-day event that coincides with next week’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards, where honorees will include Queen Rania of Jordan, Constance McMillen and women’s rights activist Dr. Hawa Abdi. The day began with a panel called [...]
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You know what I love? Curfews for men. Because I’m a feminist.

TweetYou know what I love? I love chocolate and cheese and yodeling and neutrality! I also love hanging out with people who feel that gender is a zero-sum game in which gains by women mean losses for men. So I am super sad to have missed last weekend’s anti-feminist conference in Switzerland. Details about the [...]
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Guest blog: Mighty modern Aphrodite

TweetToday is the SPARK Summit, a day of discussion and education aimed at ending the sexualization of girls in the media. In the lead up to the summit, we’ve been featuring voices of young women who feel particularly strongly about this issue. It’s my pleasure today to welcome a guest blogger, 17-year-old Juliana Bello from [...]
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Vote for National Conference for Media Reform Panel: Beyond Pronouns

Tweet The National Conference for Media Reform is asking folks to vote for their favorite panels to decide what will make the final cut. After participating in a panel at the Women Action and Media Conference two years ago about Gender, Non-conformity and the Media that was really well received, Jaclyn from WAM and Kate [...]
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The SPARK blogtour starts here!

TweetLast week, Courtney mentioned the SPARK Summit, which is happening in NYC on October 22nd. SPARK stands for Sexualization Protest: Action, Resistance, Knowledge. SPARK is both a Summit and a Movement designed to push back against the increasingly sexualized images of girlhood in the media and create room for whole girls and healthy sexuality. SPARK [...]
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