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November 9, 2016

Sociologist Michael Kimmel equates having privilege to running with wind at your back in that it enables you to move forward effortlessly without ever realizing it is there. Only when facing the wind, or lacking privilege, does the force of this oppressive wind become...

October 12, 2016

Although I have never had the opportunity to be a part of a locker room with the “rich and famous,” I have been in my fair share of locker rooms over the years.  I believe it is safe to say that Donald Trump’s attempt at covering his tracks by claiming that the glorifi...

September 23, 2015

This originally was published in the Harrisburg Patriot-News on September 9, 2015. 

 

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It was a tragedy that...

April 7, 2015

I walk because I want others to know I am there for them when they are ready to talk and they are not alone in their struggle.  Too many feel they are isolated, and they need to know they are loved and respected.

 

Why do YOU walk?

 

 

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We walk together in honor of a friend who was a victim of domestic violence. It has been three years since he brutally took her life. We walk to remember her, to honor her, and to spread the message that domestic violence is an issue that we, as a society, cannot toler...

February 18, 2015

Maybe you have heard a little bit about this new group in the community called FAB. Maybe you've been curious but were not sure what to ask. Maybe you were not sure if you were welcome to just invite yourself. Well, here's your formal invitation to find out, ask more,...

February 4, 2015

I walk for my mom, Mariann Clark. She was an education specialist at Blackburn Center and truly believed in her work. She taught my brother and I that violence in any form is not "ok". My mother had a passion for educating people of all ages and although it was weird t...

January 28, 2015

Each year, our Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event gets bigger, from a few hundred walkers in 2010 

to close to 1,000 in 2014 (and hopefully, closer to 1,500 walkers in 2015!).  We have such 

amazing community support, and are incredibly grateful that so many of you have...

During the spring semester of 2014, I taught Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies. I had twenty-four students; only four of them were men. This semester I am teaching a course on feminist theory. I have fourteen students, none of whom are men. Also, our feminist...

December 25, 2014

Many people are afraid of the dark. We’ve all witnessed the fact that bad things happen when it’s dark outside. Some of us have security lights on the outside of our homes because we believe that light chases away bad people, and that light protects us from things that...

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