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!
Happy New Years! If you're anything like me, you keep making the same new year’s resolutions or same goals and always fall short half way through the year. In society, there is a constant pressure to be what is considered “fit” or “healthy”. These words have various meanings that are applicable on an individual basis, … Continue reading Nutrition Workshop at the WRC
The LoboRESPECT Advocacy Center along with the Women’s Resource Center would like to invite you to join the LoboRESPECT Peer Educator Program! The LoboRESPECT Peer Educator Program is designed to provide individuals with the tools, knowledge, and skill sets to effectively present trainings and workshops on sexual violence prevention, hate bias and discrimination prevention, alcohol … Continue reading Peer Educator Program Brunch
The average woman uses about 10,000 sanitary menstrual products in her lifetime. This means about 20 billion disposable menstrual products end up in North American landfills alone each year. If that’s not reason enough to consider greener alternatives, big-name conventional tampons and pads have also been shown to contain potentially harmful and even carcinogenic ingredients … Continue reading Alternatives to Tampons and Pads
It has been difficult to form words about the horrific attack at Pulse nightclub. I have cried many times. I have painted. I stood and sang with my community at more than one candlelight vigil. But my words have stumbled over my mourning heart. 49 members of my LGBTQ family were viciously murdered, and another … Continue reading Reflections on Pulse
We've seen a lot of purple ribbons and rainbow banners this month, but who can forget the pink ribbons (and tee shirts, football jerseys, etc)? During October it seems like everything is supporting breast cancer with the simple pink ribbon on their label. So it's easy to fall into he trap of assuming that buying … Continue reading October Awareness: Breast Cancer Awareness Month