“It’s more than women just getting an equal playing ground. It starts with treating women as actual people – it sounds funny to say, but it’s true – and expands from there.”
Sex education has the ability to give people of all genders and sexualities control of their bodies, and show them when their autonomy is being violated.
TEDxUCLA facilitates a space of diverse knowledge production where speakers, coordinators, and audience members are able to come together and collaborate in the interest of promoting a positive learning environment, and spreading the love of learning that so many of us have lost.
You don’t have to choose between making money and saving the world.
Each shirt represents a single story in a larger narrative of the prevalent problem of sexual violence.
“Feminism is the opportunity for everyone to achieve what they want out of life.”
“There are efforts to pretty much eradicate our experience. We cannot be complacent, we cannot wait for things to happen.”
There has to be dialogue, not just in the sense of acknowledging these obstacles, but in how we, as active members of our community, can heal these societal illnesses through creating an environment conducive for people feeling comfortable with their bodies.
The very fact that the workers’ strike and the grand opening coincide raises the concern that UCLA favors more cosmetic and less necessary improvements to the school rather than properly paying the workers who keep things running.