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Three Muslim women share their stories of sexual assault--and, in a deeply personal way, they challenge the stigma that has long suppressed the voice of survivors. Throughout America, many Muslim communities persist in stigmatizing all discussion of sex-related subjects. Even though sexual assault and abuse are widespread, conversations about it…
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The Fat Body (In) Visible - Race, Gender & Weight: An Activist Perspective
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Nobody Knows My Name - Women and Hip Hop
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A Drag King Extravaganza
What is a drag king? What is the Drag King Conference? Simply speaking, a drag king is a woman who dresses in a male persona for theatrical purposes. A Drag King Extravaganza, however, reveals that being a drag king is not so simple. This performance art has exploded into a…
A Zenana: Scenes and Recollections - Women in Northern India
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