social construction

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

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