Gender

Frailty Myths Finds Out: How to Apologize

 What’s up Frailty Myths’ Fam! Welcome back to Frailty Myths Finds Out, a different kind of how-to channel where we reject  the idea of perfectionism reject the idea that you have to know everything about something in order to share your knowledge or to try and instead lift up curiosity, lift up community, and lift up the idea of collective understanding. I’m Georgia Faye Hirsty and today on Frailty Myths… Read More »Frailty Myths Finds Out: How to Apologize

Frailty Myths Finds Out: How to Build a Fire

Frailty Myths finds out is a different kind of “How To” channel where we reject perfectionism and the idea that you have know everything about a topic in order to share, and instead lift up curiosity and the power of our collective knowledge. Oh, we also like to have fun. In this video, Carla shows us how to split wood and how to build a fire. We believe that learning… Read More »Frailty Myths Finds Out: How to Build a Fire

Join the Board

Apply We’re very excited to launch our board member search.  We are looking for someone to join our team who wants to take an active role in building a more just and loving world.  Our experiential hands-on educational methods use woodworking, sailing, and self/community reliance skills to create empowering and life-changing experiences through community workshops, and trainings within schools and businesses. Our curriculum works to dismantle oppressive systems while participants… Read More »Join the Board

3 Part Series: Woodworking Toward Self Reliance

3 Part Series: Woodworking Toward Self Reliance Donate Now Give back and Sponsor this Series! This organization is amazing! A powerful, exciting, enlightening, fun, knowledgeable day! Proud to have been in their intro to tools class. Give them all your support. Tina Marie Woodworking and Power tools Participant APPLY HERE The Run Down: DATES, TIMES, & LOCATION Woodworking Toward Self Reliance: Women, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming Folks Only Hosted at… Read More »3 Part Series: Woodworking Toward Self Reliance

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 is a living document that was born from many conversations. Those conversations are continuous and… Read More »Frailty Myths’ Philosophy

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 basic power tools and apply those skills to a small carpentry project that you get… Read More »Brooklyn NY: Power Tools and Woodworking: Women* Only March 25th 2017 11am-3pm

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 be provided.  The speed and direction of the workshop will be participant led. All of… Read More »Power Tools and Woodworking Workshop: Women* Only

The Women’s Circle

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By Susan Goodwille On the afternoon of Sunday, August 18th, SPACE on Ryder Farm hosted an event called “The Women’s Circle”. The programming for the event was intended to create an environment where women from different backgrounds could come together and talk about what it means to each of us to identify as women in today’s world. The advertising language for the event was purposefully general, citing only the conflicting… Read More »The Women’s Circle

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 continue to oppress countless people.  These myths are taught to our children and can all… Read More »Frailty Myths