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Jennifer Shields

in Christchurch

Why I stopped f*cking with gender

PRESENTED ON JUN 14, 2017
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 31

Jennifer Shields shares her exploration of shifting gender and transitions as a transgender person and why they see gender as constantly evolving.

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Gender on the Brain

BY JARED ANGEL
IN NISHINOMIYA

Common stereotypes regarding gender and the brain are traced, evaluated and debunked. Jared explains ways in which gender boundaries are crossed in his fictional writing.

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Gender and the General Election

BY COCO TOMA
@ VOL 14 ON APR 29, 2015

Coco Toma, Vice President Communication and Democracy at the Huddersfield Student Union, looks at developing women's engagement with politics in the 21st century.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 21, 2015.

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Schools of Equality

BY GULIKA REDDY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 18, 2015

Gulika Reddy presents a talk about the 'Schools of Equality' initiative... How it came to be? Why it is required? And how can this help?

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Love, Femininity and Gender

BY KIERNAN DUNN
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

Kiernan Dunn is a local visual artist and print maker here in New Orleans works primarily out of the New Orleans Community Print Shop and Darkroom, a nonprofit artist collective that offers a shared community arts space which is open to the public.  Kiernan addresses issues of femininity and gender through her visual and performative art and she YOBO’s, well maybe not just once.

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Love in Transition

BY GLENNA BAIN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 19, 2016

When Glenna Bain met and fell in love with her partner two years ago, he was Stan.  Now she is Annie.  They are still in love, and yet so much is SO different. Hear about this transition from Glenna's perspective as she supports a gender transformation to undergo a personal transformation of her own.

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Gender Politics

BY JODIE ORTEGA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jodie Ortega raps us through a spoken word journey on gender politics and stories of strong female friends and role models. 

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My Life in Transition: A Personal Journey to Living Authentically

BY MARNI PANAS
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."

Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.

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Mary Sue vs Strong Female Character

BY AJ FITZWATER
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Up and coming talent science fiction writer AJ Fitzwater intertwines gender, queer and intersectional themes into her short stories. She's noticed a pattern in the world of science fiction. Why is the hero, never a girl? Why is the strong female always somehow a victim? Are you ready to join her on this journey to a galaxy not so far away..?

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Violence, Gender and Identity

BY ALEJANDRA ARAGON
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 17, 2017

Visual artist, filmmaker and photographer Alejandra Aragon explores the relationship between violence, gender and identity through her work.  Based in Juarez, Mexico, Alejandra's exploration of gender through her photography begins with a series of autobiographic work before revealing the exploitation of women and victims of femicide in the border region.