Posts Tagged womanism

What would you add to Melissa Harris-Perry’s black feminism syllabus?

On a recent show, Melissa Harris-Perry promised to send her black feminism syllabus to Washington reporter Michelle Cottle. And now we all get to benefit, because here it is! Check it out and put these reads to your holiday wish list STAT.

Obviously, this isn’t comprehensive, so let us know–what books and authors would you add?

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing.

On a recent show, Melissa Harris-Perry promised to send her black feminism syllabus to Washington reporter Michelle Cottle. And now we all get to benefit, because here it is! Check it out and put these reads ...

Hidden Barriers

As a result of my participation in the Vagina Monologues, I was approached by my university’s television station to participate in a documentary. To the best of my knowledge, it is the first documentary of its kind done by the university. It was called Hidden Barriers. The purpose of the documentary was to highlight the barriers that students encounter as they go through their academic studies. I agreed to volunteer because I was fairly certain that they didn’t have any other transgender people participating. In this, I was proven correct.

Among the people interviewed was our first black female Student Senate President, a little person who decided not to opt for a surgery that would make her taller, a ...

As a result of my participation in the Vagina Monologues, I was approached by my university’s television station to participate in a documentary. To the best of my knowledge, it is the first documentary of its ...

Hello Feministing World!

Hello Feministing World!

Hello, so very nice to meet you!

My name is Dena Robinson and I will be blogging for Feministing Campus this year! I am a junior at Colgate University and will be writing on behalf of the Sisters of the Round Table (SORT), a feminist-womanist, all-inclusive organization of which I am the Chairwoman. In addition to running this organization, I am the Co-Chairperson of the Black Student Union and am a student sexual harassment adviser at my University. For the entirety of my Colgate career thus far, I have been working with the administration to revamp our school’s sexual assault and harassment policies. This past summer I interned with the Feminist Majority Foundation and blogged for their Choices Campus ...

Hello Feministing World!

Hello, so very nice to meet you!

My name is Dena Robinson and I will be blogging for Feministing Campus this year! I am a junior at Colgate University and will be writing on behalf of ...