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Learning to be anti-racist: Calling IN white people and non-Black people of color
This post is written by Amelia Meman, ’15, Assistant Director in the Women’s Center. I am trying to write this as plainly as I can because there are so many other words that are crowding...
June 4, 2020
‘Pandemic: New Horizons’ or How Animal Crossing and Other Games Offer Comfort in Chaos
Kaitlyn is a junior Social Work major and is a student staff member at the Women’s Center. Are you feeling isolated? Lonely? Lost in a chaotic world that doesn’t make sense anymore? Me...
May 11, 2020
A Mother’s Day Shout Out (Plus Some Action Items)
This post was written by Women’s Center director, Jess Myers as a tribute to our UMBC moms. Special thanks to the moms who provided photos to help curate our Women’s Center moms collage. Wishing...
May 8, 2020
Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Honoring + Believing Survivors’ Stories (Week 3) Round-Up
In the absence of physical space to learn, create, and come together, the Women’s Center is taking Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 2020 online. Each week during April, we will focus on a...
April 20, 2020
Navigating the Women’s Restroom: An Open Letter
This post is written by Kay, a student staff at the Women’s Center. Kay is a senior Psychology major. This letter is addressed to a long slew of people. Who, you might ask? Well, that’s a loaded...
April 8, 2020
Mutual Aid: One for All and All for One
Nandi is a student staff member in the Women’s Center and a Junior English major. Mutual aid, as a concept, is based in anarchism and the work of Petr Kropotkin. His work, “Mutual...
April 1, 2020
Trans Women in Women’s Spaces: A Reflection on the Transition of Privilege and Belonging
Autumn is a junior Meyerhoff Scholar (M29), pursuing a BS in Chemistry and a BA in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies dual degree, and currently a student intern at the Women’s Center....
March 26, 2020
FEMINIST KILLJOY ALERT: Stop Making Fun of Black and Brown Girls
Nandi is a Junior, English major, student staff at the Women’s Center, and member of the Retriever Poets slam poetry team (Still from Girlhood (2014)) Picture this: It is 7:25AM...
March 5, 2020
Do Better: From A Non-Disabled Person’s Perspective
My hopes are that the following is both a call out and a call in. I am a non-disabled, white, college-educated, young adult and I’ve had a difficult time vouching for myself in many...
February 20, 2020
Things They Didn’t Tell Us: Recovering From Microaggressions
This post is written by Kay Hinderlie, a student staff at the Women’s Center. Kay is a senior at UMBC, majoring in psychology. Imagine it’s the first day of your semester. After locating your...
February 10, 2020
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