With the low percentages of marginalized groups in STEM fields, both at UCLA and throughout the United States, it is important to discuss the personal experiences that may be fueling those numbers. Discussing the different situations that people of different social identities face is the first step in taking action for tangible change.
“It starts conversations that need to be had” and these conversations allow us to move towards gender equality.
Stamps with the words “I Am” and “You Are” were provided with blank cards to encourage participants to describe themselves and their friends in a positive way. The prompts were meant to help participants see themselves as more than their weight and more than a number.
“For Hijab Day we just want people to stand in solidarity with our Muslim sisters.”
FEM’s Winter print issue is finally out! Here’s how you can get your copy.
“Feminism is the opportunity for everyone to achieve what they want out of life.”
Hearing stories of and by people of color is powerful. Breathtaking. A necessity. To start seeing these people—these wonderful, imperfect, beautiful people, as more than just symbols of inaccurate, problematic representation. In The Margins tries to do that every Tuesday.
UCLA’s Student Health Advisory Committee is offering free, confidential STI testing through February 28th.
BCC’s photo campaign is a first step in spreading information on why consent, online or offline, is not only important, but necessary. Sharing intimate and sexual photos without the subject’s consent is not only a betrayal of trust and an invasion of privacy, but is also a form of sexual harassment.
“There are efforts to pretty much eradicate our experience. We cannot be complacent, we cannot wait for things to happen.”