Monthly Archives: February 2014

Flame Into Grace

Sarafina and Teresina Saracino My singer-songwriter friend, BeJae Fleming, says that many songwriters believe that instead of writing songs, they channel them. I definitely feel that way with this song, “Flame Into Grace.” The song is about two sisters, Sarafina and Teresina … Continue reading

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Sophie Sergie: Never Forget

Incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) have to be viewed within our particular context. Alaska has the highest per capita rate of domestic violence in America. Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault … Continue reading

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Minions of Patriarchy

adapted from Suzy Exposito, aka Suzy X. See more of her rad fem cartoons, including the original version of the one above, here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25051229@N03/5692509520/in/photostream/

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Patriarchy Wins at UAF

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), claimed victory today in the patriarchal war against women being waged at the local level at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Read the press release here: http://www.thefire.org/victory-free-press-vindicated-at-university-of-alaska-fairbanks/ I am intrigued by FIRE’s … Continue reading

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Misogynist haters

After the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Title IX coordinator released confidential documents related to my Title IX complaint to the student newspaper, “someone” leaked them to the local newspaper and two national news outlets. The result was a barrage … Continue reading

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FIRE and the Ravages of Patriarchy

University of Alaska Fairbanks has determined that sexual harassment of women in the student newspaper and online is constitutionally protected. The university’s general counsel’s office, the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity (D&EO), and an outside attorney hired by the … Continue reading

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