National speaker and author Kate Harding presented "Rape Myths and How to Resist Them" at UNM on Thursday night. She discussed how "we are making an environment that is hostile to victims," but she wants to create an environment where everyone is treated with kindness and compassion; this environment should be a place where "women … Continue reading Kate Harding Discusses Rape Culture at UNM
Everyone experiences some form of trauma within their lives. Despite this, it can be pretty overwhelming when you or people you love are experiencing crisis, especially as a result of trauma. However, an organization called The Icarus Project has some tools to help. The Icarus Project presented recently at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, … Continue reading Helping Loved Ones in Crisis: The Icarus Project
As you know, the Women's Resource Center had the opportunity to attend the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, Michigan! This conference encompassed several workshops that allowed people with various identities to utilize different forms of media to incite social change. One of the workshops the WRC attended was titled "Pro Heaux: Sex Positivity from the … Continue reading Pro Heaux: Sex Positivity from the Ground Up
Last week, the Women's Resource Center had the opportunity to attend the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, Michigan! This conference hopes to inspire and foster creativity to incite social change through the use of various media. This conference facilitated several workshops from "Video for Revolution" to "Electronic Health and Safety in the Borderlands". One of … Continue reading Poetry as Speculative Activism
As a young woman, I was bombarded with messages on the do’s and definitely on the don’ts of sexuality. This led me and other young folks around me to at the very least ignore and at the very worst fear questions I had about sex, consent and sexuality. This sentiment changed when I was … Continue reading I Love Female Orgasm
What is a healthy relationship? Can a relationship be healthy, but rarely demonstrate unhealthy signs? What determines a healthy relationship? These are questions I ask myself at random times because I do, like most people I know, understand that there is not a simple answer to any of these questions. Having disagreements are natural, right? … Continue reading Healthy Relationships Workshop
The WRC and LoboRESPECT's collaborative Peer Education Program will be holding an interest and planning session from 12-1 on Thursday, February 2nd, in the WRC's group room. The Peer Education Program shows students how to promote social justice, develop advocacy skills, think and act creatively to reach various audiences, spread awareness of gender issues, bystander prevention and … Continue reading Peer Educator Program Interest and Planning Session!