Redefining Feminism MasterClass Teaches Gloria Steinem and Noted Co-Instructors
Redefining Feminism MasterClass Teaches Gloria Steinem and Noted Co-Instructors, Four women’s rights activists discuss the feminist movement in the U.S., ways they’re…
Redefining Feminism – MasterClass – Teaches Gloria Steinem and Noted Co-Instructors
Four women’s rights activists discuss the feminist movement in the U.S., ways they’re creating change, and how you can join the fight for equality.
Women’s rights activists and political changemakers Gloria Steinem, adrienne maree brown, Amanda Nguyen, and Tina Tchen know there’s strength in numbers—especially in the fight for equality. Now, they’re coming together to dissect the issues women have faced in the U.S., talk about their advocacy efforts and personal challenges, and introduce ways you can play an active role in the feminist movement in your everyday life.
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- Gloria shares the personal journey that brought her to the women’s movement and introduces her co-instructors.
- Gloria emphasizes the importance of intersectional feminism and dispels the notion that the movement is mostly white.
- Gloria discusses the history of sexual harassment, the strides that have been made with it, and what you can do if you experience it in the workplace.
- Tina and Gloria examine how perceptions of caregiving and domestic labor impact people’s lives and offer advice on how to advocate for caregivers and paid leave policies.
- Gloria offers historical context for reproductive justice and shares how women have spoken out against a culture of silence.
- adrienne maree brown joins Gloria for a discussion on how to bring pleasure into activism and why it is crucial to achieving liberation.
- Amanda Nguyen shares her experience with sexual assault and how she and other survivors were able to achieve justice by turning their trauma into civil rights legislation.
- Amanda and Gloria discuss the role of anger in social movement building, as well as how you can begin to pen your own legislation and inspire others by speaking out.
- Gloria examines violence as a function of hierarchy and speaks to the importance of democratizing families in order to achieve democracy at large.
- Tina and Gloria discuss the value of work as the wage gap persists more than 50 years after the Equal Pay Act.
- adrienne and Gloria examine the power of empathy and the punitive nature of cancel culture.
- In this lesson, adrienne and Gloria share methods for conversation, mediation, and conflict resolution.
- adrienne celebrates the erasure of constructs, offers advice for members looking to live beyond binary systems, and describes her hope for where feminism will lead us.
- Gloria, adrienne, Amanda, and Tina share their philosophies of activism, as well as the deep sense of joy, community, and transformation that social movements can inspire.