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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

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

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