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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

Power Tools and Woodworking NYC: April 22nd ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: Women, Trans, and Gender NonBinary Only ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NYC Workshop – APPLY NOW * applications close April 12th and confirmations will be sent April 13th   Basic Power Tools and Woodworking: Women, Trans, and Gender NonBinary Only Sunday – April 22nd 2018 1:00pm-5:00pm Brooklyn, NYC *This workshop is specifically for any one who identifies as a woman, trans, gender non conforming, or has the lived… Read More »Power Tools and Woodworking NYC: April 22nd ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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

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 operate a number of basic power tools and apply those skills to a small carpentry… Read More »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 number of basic power tools and apply those skills to a small carpentry project that… Read More »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 us all!  With each level you’ll get you’re Frailty Myths ‘membership card’ in the form… Read More »Join the Family Now! and become a monthly member of Frailty Myths

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. Each workshop offers hands-on skill building as well as facilitated discussions that examine the learning… Read More »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 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

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 workshop for female identified folks only. The workshop will include discussions on the societal myths… Read More »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 you! In this workshop, Frailty Myths teams up with The Queer Gym to work through… Read More »Intro to Strength Training – Feb 11th 11:30am *female identified only

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

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