Welcome–and welcome back–to Barnard! We’re excited to be starting another semester here in Well-Woman. Over the summer we spruced up the office, purchased some awesome new books (recent faves include The Feminist Activity Book, Living for Change, nejma, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, Afro-Vegan, Eat Drink Vote and Mindfulness for Beginners), renewed our magazine subscriptions…
Welcome–and welcome back–to Barnard! We’re so thrilled to be starting another semester, and are already looking forward to helping our community to “be well” this year. Over the summer we spruced up the office, purchased some awesome new books (Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, Trans Bodies Trans Selves, An…
Looking for more information about the hows, whys, and possible impacts of the government shutdown? Feministing has a great roundup of links: http://feministing.com/2013/10/01/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-government-shutdown/
After looking at this amazing list of “100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader,” put together by the folks at bitch magazine, I’m so ready to re-read Island of the Blue Dolphins and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Happy reading!
Feministing has a great up post today about International Anti-Street Harrassment Week (right now! March 18th-24th). Check it out, get involved, and make a difference.
Snowday treat! A bwog post about sex toys, with input from an amazing BC 04 Well-Woman. Check it out here.
Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. Feministing.com has a great post about it here. Check it out, and consider participating in the National HIV/AIDS Community Discussion at CU this Friday, December 4th. Find more details here and RSVP here.
Yesterday Well-Woman participated in one of the greatest Barnard traditions: Sexhibiton. Sexhibition is Take Back the Night’s annual sex-positive fair, and every year Well-Woman tables with a variety of activities. This year we offered condom races, vulva puzzles, “pin the erogenous zone on the woman,” and of course, safer sex supplies (dental dams, condoms, lube)….
Feministing had a great post a few weeks back about favorite feminist films. It’s worth a read for the great list of movies that it generated, and caught my attention particularly because “The Labyrinth,” my very very favorite movie as a kid, was listed in the comments. I had never thought of Labyrinth as being…
A Matter of Stress: A Discussion with Dr. Nieca Goldberg BC ’79 and author of Women are Not Small Men on the effects of stress on women’s health. 6pm in Sulz North Tower Refreshments will be served!