Feminist Click Moments

Women's Center at UMBC

A post curated by Women’s Center staff member, Daniel

This week is Critical Social Justice week!! Yay!! The Women’s Center will be occupying Main Street on Wednesday from 11am to 1pm by bringing our lounge out of the center and into the public! We’ll be doing a number of really cool activities including creating a scrapbook full of pages made by community members about their Feminist Click Moments.

What’s a Feminist Click Moment?????

DSCN9429Your Click Moment is the event or thought or moment when you realized the word “feminist” applied to you. Click is a book of essays about various authors’ Click Moments compiled by Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan. You can read an interview about the book here. Each of our staff members created their scrapbook pages for you all to see and get you thinking about how you want to express your Click Moment and add a piece…

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Guest Post: Male Privilege in Women’s Spaces

This guest post on privilege and critical self-reflection comes from Women’s Center staff member Daniel Willey. When I was asked if I would be interested in joining the Women’s Center staff, my first reaction was, “HELL YES.” The Women’s Center had very quickly become my favorite place on campus, and I was excited to jump … Continue reading Guest Post: Male Privilege in Women’s Spaces

Thoughts on a Gay NFL Player

This post from Michael Fell is originally from the author's blog, A Cornucopia of Michael.  The issues addressed in the blog, however, are directly related to social justice.  On Monday, March 3, there will be a "Transforming Masculinities" discussion in the Women's Center about the "man card."  Love of sports, especially football, are prime factors in … Continue reading Thoughts on a Gay NFL Player