On Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7000 in Solidarity: A Campaign Against Sexual Assault brought Carry That Weight to the UCLA campus. It started as a single act of protest by Columbia University student, Emma Sulkowicz, when her school failed to pursue disciplinary action against her rapist.
As a student, I call on my university to take a stand against hate speech and thereby create a safer space for students to access their education.
Get ready to read about queer families, deconstructing gendered pronouns, equality within romantic relationships, the history of feminism, and much more!
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The following list highlights the resources that are available on and off-campus.
While although at times it seems as if we are against all odds, we must, in the words of Davis, “Act as if you were able to change the world.”
The hard work of students and leaders in the UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center came together in one event: A Conversation with Janet Mock. Mock is a Honolulu born trans rights activist and author, with work featured in Slate, Colorlines and Marie Claire.
During the middle of Spring Quarter, election season is in full-swing at UCLA. This year, Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed, an outspoken and proud feminist, is running for Internal Vice President of the Undergraduate Students Association Council.
Today I participated in Consent Walk, an event hosted by 7000 in Solidarity to inform students about the meaning and significance of consent. While survivors and advocates united in order to march throughout campus with signs explaining “We Don’t Owe YOU Anything” and “The Absence of ‘No’ Does Not Equal Consent,” I was able to reflect on…
This past Wednesday, April 23rd, dozens of denim jeans and shorts could be seen spread out on the lawn in front of UCLA’s Kerckhoff Hall. On the clothing, in bold paint, were phrases such as “No = No” and “Break the Silence.” The work was a part of UCLA’s support for Denim Day USA and a part of Sexual Assault Awareness month.