Femtastic Friday 12/4

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Happy Dead Week everyone.  Here are the links for the last Femtastic Friday of 2015.

This past Tuesday was World AIDS Day.  Here are 11 facts about HIV/ AIDS to assist in your self-education.

The visibility of role models is critical for young girls.  Check out this video of young girls acting out feminist moments from 2015!

Last week, a gunman committed a terrorist act against Planned Parenthood, stating “no more baby parts” to police after shooting and killing three people.  Yesterday, the Senate voted to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal much of The Affordable Care Act.  Consider this article about how anti-choice, anti-justice rhetoric fuels physical violence as you also think about the institutionalized violence of denying healthcare to poor and vulnerable individuals.

Need something to read over break?  Check out the Top 10 Queer and Feminist Books of 2015.

The holidays can be a time of celebration but also a time of stress and challenges.  We want to be mindful that home means something different for everyone and encourage all to practice self-care.

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[A mountain image which shows a gradient of colors from orange to green to black with white text that reads “your well-being should be your priority.”]

We wish you all a restful break and look forward to seeing you in Winter Quarter!

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