Frailty Myths’ Philosophy

FRAILTY MYTHS’ PHILOSOPHY © 2017 Frailty Myths  Contents: Who is Frailty Myths and What we do? Frailty Myths Pedagody Self Reliance Feminism and FM Intersectionality Queer Theory and Transfeminism Liberation Pedagogy Frailty Myths Workshops     Note to reader: Frailty Myths is committed to growth, a culture of feedback, honest dialogue, and learning together. This Read more about Frailty Myths’ Philosophy[…]

Oakland CA: Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: No Boys – Aug 19th 2:00pm-6:30pm

OFFICIAL REGISTRATION IS OPEN! GET YOUR APPLICATIONS IN NOW – WORKSHOPS FILL UP FAST! Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: No Boys August 19th 2017 2:00pm-6:30pm Oakland, California *This workshop is specifically for any one who identifies as a woman, trans, or gender non conforming. Apply for the workshop HERE This workshop will cover how to Read more about Oakland CA: Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: No Boys – Aug 19th 2:00pm-6:30pm[…]

Oakland CA: Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only: June 17th 11am-3:30pm

OFFICIAL REGISTRATION OPEN MONDAY JUNE 12TH at NOON.  WORKSHOPS FILL UP FAST! Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only June 17th 2017 11am-3:30pm Oakland, California *This workshop is specifically for any one who identifies as a woman, trans, or gender non conforming. Apply for the workshop HERE This workshop will cover how to operate a Read more about Oakland CA: Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only: June 17th 11am-3:30pm[…]

Join the Family Now! and become a monthly member of Frailty Myths

Help carry the next generation of leaders! Becoming a monthly member of Frailty Myths is the best way to support our work and join the family! Join at the giving level that is comfortable for you.  Join us as a Myth Smasher or a Fire Starter or a Mountain Climber or Impact Driver! It takes Read more about Join the Family Now! and become a monthly member of Frailty Myths[…]

Happy Hour at SOMAR May 24th

Hey Fam! Join us for our first fundraiser in May 24th at SOMAR! It’s gonna be a great party and we’ll be raisin money so we can host more workshops and smash myths of frailty in the Bay Area and around the country!   We’ll be auctioning off great prices and holding a raffle for Read more about Happy Hour at SOMAR May 24th[…]

The Frailty Myths Story

THE FRAILTY MYTHS’ STORY Frailty Myths is a dream that began as a group of friends imagining a space for women that was as powerful and supportive as that friendship. Frailty Myths is a non-profit that offers an array of workshops that train women in traditionally male-dominated activities like welding, construction, climbing, art, and sailing. Read more about The Frailty Myths Story[…]

Brooklyn NY: Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only March 25th 2017 11am-3pm

Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only March 25th 2017 11am-3pm Brooklyn NY *This workshop is specifically for any one who identifies as female, trans, or gender non conforming. We’re excited to be hosting a Frailty Myths Woodworking Workshop in New York for the first time! This workshop will cover how to operate a number of Read more about Brooklyn NY: Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only March 25th 2017 11am-3pm[…]

Frailty Myths Intro to Sailing Workshop *For Female Identified People Only Feb. 18th 2017

Frailty Myths Intro to Sailing Workshop *For Female Identified People Only  Feb. 18th 2017 REGISTER HERE Sailing can give people one of the most incredible and profound sensations there is however it is largely dominated by men and often inaccessible to many due to cost. Frailty Myths is very excited to launch our first sailing Read more about Frailty Myths Intro to Sailing Workshop *For Female Identified People Only Feb. 18th 2017[…]

Intro to Strength Training – Feb 11th 11:30am *female identified only

Registration is officially open for the Intro to Strength Training Workshop: female identified only* Always wanted to learn how to lift weight but never have?  Whether because the weight room at the gym is unwelcoming and often unsafe for female identified people or because you’ve never had the training or tools, this workshop is for Read more about Intro to Strength Training – Feb 11th 11:30am *female identified only[…]

Frailty Myths now offers team building and leadership workshops for corporate, nonprofit, and community partners

    Our fee-for-service workshops train women in traditionally male-dominated activities.  These fully tax-deductible workshops empower women to become leaders in their communities.  Each for-women, by women workshop offers hands-on skill building and facilitated discussions that examine the learning experience and how societal myths have kept women from actively participating in traditionally male spaces. Our Read more about Frailty Myths now offers team building and leadership workshops for corporate, nonprofit, and community partners[…]

Frailty Myth Fundraiser: We Need Your Help to Keep Making a Difference

Womens Empowerment Skill Workshops: Our workshops offer hands-on skill building & exploration of how societal myths have kept women down.  Be part of the family and contribute now.   We believe that when women discover and rediscover our physical capabilities, we also embrace our independence, our fundamental leadership abilities, and the strength to stand for ourselves Read more about Frailty Myth Fundraiser: We Need Your Help to Keep Making a Difference[…]

Registration now open! for the Intro to Strength Training Workshop: Women* only – Jan. 28th 11am

Registration is officially open for the Intro to Strength Training Workshop: Women* Always wanted to learn how to lift weight but never have?  Whether because the weight room at the gym is unwelcoming and often unsafe for female identified people or because you’ve never had the training or tools, this workshop is for you! In Read more about Registration now open! for the Intro to Strength Training Workshop: Women* only – Jan. 28th 11am[…]

Women, People of Color, and Getting Outside

Written by Erinn Carter When I got to college, one of the things that always perplexed my white friends was the fact that I had never been camping. Coupled by my lack of desire to do anything outside and many of them just could not understand why I didn’t want to go hike/camp/climb with them. Read more about Women, People of Color, and Getting Outside[…]

Smash the Myth of Frailty: Support our Campaign

Now is the time to Stand up for each other and Smash the Myth of Frailty! Visit Our IndieGogo Campaign and help us grow so we can offer workshops across the country. We need your help!    We believe that when women discover and rediscover our physical capabilities and realize that we are strong, we also Read more about Smash the Myth of Frailty: Support our Campaign[…]

Power Tools and Woodworking Workshop: Women* Only

This workshop will cover how to operate a number of basic power tools and apply those skills to a small carpentry project that you get to take home with you. The workshop will include discussions on the societal myths that surround tools and building that often keep women from comfortably participating. Tools and materials will Read more about Power Tools and Woodworking Workshop: Women* Only[…]

Frailty Myths

Myths are powerful in society, not only in topical ways but also in deep substantial ways. Especially myths of frailty. These frailty myths are present everywhere, perpetuating stereotypes and prejudices of race, class, gender, belief systems, family structure and many more. They combine and twist and change to create an endless variety of falsities that Read more about Frailty Myths[…]

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