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Barnard Event – Sex is Not a Mechanism

“Sex” is Not a Mechanism: Making “Sex-Specific Medicine” More Scientific

The Roslyn S. Silver ’27 Science lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young Tuesday, October 11 6:30 PM James Room Barnard Hall, 4th Floor

Barnard College 116th Street and Broadway NYC

Join Rebecca Jordan-Young, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard, as she explores [...]

The Distributive Family: How and Why to Deconstruct the Market/Family Distinction

The Distributive Family: How and Why to Deconstruct the Market/Family Distinction A Gallatin Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Janet Halley

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 6:30 p.m. Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts 1 Washington Place, New York NY 10003

Open to the public

Janet Halley is Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law [...]

SlutWalk NYC: October 1st 2011

SlutWalk NYC – Rally and March Saturday, October 1st Noon Union Square

Toronto police officer Michael Sanguinetti had no idea he would spark an international wave of protests when he told students at York University that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order to not be victimized.” But his words tapped into a [...]

Love in the Time of AIDS – Thursday September 15

Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center & Le Petit Versailles proudly present: Love in the Time of AIDS

A celebration of the spirit of love in the struggle against HIV/AIDS, Love in the Time of AIDS is a benefit for the Street Smart Youth Program at Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center. Featuring the [...]

Panel Discussion on International Solidarity with India’s Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Panel Discussion on International Solidarity with India’s Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Wednesday, April 13 5-7pm The Brecht Forum, 451 West St. (West Side Highway), betw. Bank and Bethune

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Free and open to the public!

Dr. Smarajit Jana, one of the founders of the DMSC (Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee) in Calcutta, [...]

Sex Crimes Against Black Girls Anthology-Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Sex Crimes against Black Girls: The Anthology Edited by: Shantrelle P. Lewis & Yaba A. Blay http://www.sexcrimesagainstblackgirls.com/anthology

About the Anthology:

Historically regarded as matters private to our community, those, that if put in plain sight, might inadvertently corroborate White supremacist imaginations of Black pathology, sex crimes against Black girls are the [...]

IRWaG Feminist Interventions with Rebecca Jordan-Young, 3/28

The Columbia University Institute for Research on Women and Gender presents FEMINIST INTERVENTIONS with:

REBECCA JORDAN-YOUNG Women’s Studies, Barnard

“Sexual Logics: Dissecting Some Links Between Bodies and Desires in Current Sexual Science” with comment from Alondra Nelson, Sociology, Columbia

Monday, March 28th 4:10-6pm 754 Schermerhorn Extension (1200 Amsterdam Avenue) Columbia University

We hope to [...]

Friday, December 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: Vigil & Community Speak Out

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Join us for a vigil and community speak out

When: Friday, December 17, 2010 at 7:30PM – 9:30PM Where: Metropolitan Community Church of New York, Sanctuary (2nd floor), 446 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018 btw 9th & 10th Aves. < http://bit.ly/dUenDt > Who: Current [...]

REVIEW: Queer Time Makes Queer Bodies: Elizabeth Freeman Historicizes Erotohistoriography

Queer Time Makes Queer Bodies: Elizabeth Freeman Historicizes Erotohistoriography New York University, 28 October 2010

Admittedly, “history” has never been one of my favorite subjects. I’ve never found it particularly, well, sexy. But Elizabeth Freeman’s talk on “erotohistoriography,” a decidedly queer mode of historicizing that not only recognizes temporality’s non-linear and omni-directional character but [...]

Sex Work Harm Reduction: Beyond Safer Sex

From the Harm Reduction and Mental Health Project

When: April 30, 2010; 3:00-4:30 PM

Where: New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 551, NYC

Presented by: Maryse Mitchell-Brody, MSW

Harm reduction with people in the sex industry tends to focus on the reduction of risks of sexually transmitted infections. However, the complex set of [...]