On using a few texts out of context in order to oppress women: “The teacher walked into the room, strode up to the whiteboard, and wrote the following list: SEX. SUPPER. SUBMISSION. She then said, “Ladies, these three S’s are the best way to remember your role in marriage.” I could feel Amy stiffen in … Continue reading Sex, Supper, Submission – The Junia Project
Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.” In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body. Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day. If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.
We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.
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In 2012, a few students and I collaborated to create a gender and the law handbook for first year law students as an introduction to the feminist legal issues and intersectionality that they would experience but may not have a chance to unpack during 1L. http://www.nawl.ca/files/NAW0100%20Gender%20and%20Law%20FINAL.pdf Continue reading NAWL Gender and the Law Handbook