Sara Clarke of The F Word: Contemporary UK Feminism reviewed Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets.
Read Sara Clarke's full review of the guide here.
Girls for Gender Equity's youth organizer, 17-year-old Emily Carpenter, gave voice to teens and women throughout the nation in a recent roundtable discussion on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show. Carpenter and Harris-Perry discussed the educational, reproductive justice and political opportunities available to women today and the role young women can play in shaping national debate and encouraging others to listen to the opinions of young women.
Joined by University of Pennsylvania professor Salamisha Tillet, Leslie Cardona of Young Women Creating Change, and Julie Zeilinger, author of A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word, Emily ...
We are delighted to announce that Chime for Change, co-founded by Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini and artist, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, committed to donate $500,000 to fund projects for girls and women in the areas of Education, Health and Justice.
$125,000 will be given to Girls for Gender Equity to provide 600 Sisters in Strength Youth Leaders and Alumni in New York City with the critical educational and mentoring support, job training, counseling services, and resources they need to successfully navigate and graduate from high school and college. We are so pleased and excited that this work can continue.
In addition to the $125,000 ...
2014 Sackler Center First Awards
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 6–9 p.m.
The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum presents the Sackler Center First Awards, honoring women who are first in their fields. One half of proceeds from the evening will go to Girls for Gender Equity.
The 2014 Sackler Center First Awards honors Anita F. Hill for Speaking Truth to Power.
Girls for Gender Equity’s work to combat sexual harassment is part of our larger mission to end gender-based violence and vision to live a world where gender equity is the norm. GGE leads three middle-school programs for boys and girls ages 11-14 years old. ...
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Institutionalized sexism and racism pushed Anita Hill out of her career in the same ways that sexism, racism, homophobia and transphobia are pushing our young people out of school. Just like Anita, we must call out injustice and speak truth to our experiences so that change can occur.
In honor of International Sexual Harassment Week and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we're spearheading a storytelling campaign as an opportunity to raise awareness about school push-out as experienced by students, teachers and parents/guardians. The stories will particularly lift up the experiences of girls of color, LGBTQ and gender nonconforming youth. Our goals ...
[View the story "Anita: Speaking Truth To Power Has A Terrific Opening Weekend " on Storify]
Anita Hill telling her own story, on her terms, is how it should be. So many times our story as girls and women of color are appropriated, interpreted, bedazzled and redefined by others to fit neatly into this capitalistic, patriarchal and poli-tricks driven nation. Even within this nonprofit industrial complex, the deep roots of sexism, racism and classism are always at play. We worked so hard to promote this film because it tells young people and survivors that their experiences and voices matter. That this woman of color who looks like them matters and even 22 years later she will continue speaking and living truth to power - even though it's ...
Join us on 3/21 at 4:30p for the National Theatrical Release in NYC and 3/23 for GGE’s 1p Q &A at Film Society Lincoln Center:
Film Society of Lincoln Center Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at 144 W. 65th St. NYC
Buy tickets at Angelika for Saturday 5:30 and 7:45 pm showings. Buy tickets at Lincoln Center on Sunday at 1p
For a Full Schedule and Tickets for Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Seattle, go here: Anita: Speak Truth to Power Documentary in Theaters. Sunday, March 23 after the 1pm showing of ANITA, join Girls for Gender Equity's Nefertiti Martin and Joanne N. Smith, Author ...
Anita Hill was on CBS This Morning where she talks about her new documentary, ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER. See the video below. Anita discusses the unfairness of the Clarence Thomas hearings as well as her life as a professor and the state of sexual violence in the U.S.
Anita will be on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show tonight. And you can see her after the opening screenings on March 21st at Lincoln Center. Buy your tickets here.