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 workshops empower women to recognize and dispel the myths of frailty through dialogue and exploration… Read More »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 and social justice. We need your help to raise $20k to accomplish our 2017 goal… Read More »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 this workshop, Frailty Myths teams up with The Queer Gym to work through tips on… Read More »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. Just the idea of other people going camping was perplexing to my black father. His… Read More »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 embrace our independence, our fundamental leadership abilities, and the strength to stand for ourselves and… Read More »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 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