“There’s such a whorephobia in the world. If you’re a prostitute, people don’t care what happens to you. Who’s going to cry for you?” she asks, plaintively. “It’s work, it’s real work.”
UCLA is a campus full of diverse events, art exhibitions, and speakers. Here are some upcoming events that FEM’s Campus Life staff is looking forward to!
On Monday, Oct. 8, UCLA’s undergraduate student club Bruin Consent Coalition (BCC) debuted their week-long photo-campaign “Love Shouldn’t Be Scary,” taking a more wholesome and Halloween-themed approach to commemorate October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and to facilitate dialogue around relationship violence — a topic that many struggle to address.
Although the 3 percent raise for Gene Block may not seem that monumental at this very moment, the 3 percent raise he received this school year equates to one more student who could have attended this university if they had adequate financial support from their university.
“To me, feminism means the advocacy for women’s rights and the beautiful appreciation of all individuals as human!”
A review of the 2017-2018 Cultural Affairs Commission, an organization founded upon diversity, education, and activism.
“Children of Beqaa” tells the story of director Elias Matar’s journey to work with Salam LADC in the Beqaa valley in Lebanon, a region which millions of refugees have made their temporary home while fleeing the war. The film’s striking images and poignant narrative help illuminate the devastating but hopeful story of refugees fighting for their lives in the midst of losing nearly everything they have.
Join the UCLA Labor Center and UCLA Residential Life on May 30 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in De Neve Auditorium for a Nonviolence Teach-In led by Reverend James Lawson Jr.! The teach-in features Reverend Francisco Garcia, United Teachers of LA’s Ilse Escobar, and Black Worker Center’s Lola Smallwood Cuevas, among others. The event will be a timely reminder of the power of nonviolent social action and the need for training and solidarity in social justice spaces today.
“On Monday of Last Week” (2018) is about a Nigerian woman’s experience as a nanny for an interracial couple’s child. As the description may suggest, the short-story-turned-film is a startling experience—fraught with racialized, sensualized banter amongst the characters.
Young women are the future, and to provide them with the information and skills needed to continue this movement is critical.