White Ribbon Campaign: White Ribbons and Rainbow Flags

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White Ribbon Campaign: White Ribbons and Rainbow Flags

Ragen Chastain is a leading activist and author around issues of body image, queer theory, and trans identity. Join her for a thought-provoking lecture on the impacts of gender-based violence in the queer community and how men can be a part of the work to end this violence.

Friday, November 8, 2013
4:30pm-5:30pm
Kemeny Hall 007
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

The White Ribbon Campaign is Dartmouth’s annual campus-wide initiative to engage men in the work of ending sexual violence against women. This year's White Ribbon Campaign, sponsored by the Center for Gender and Student Engagement, the Special Programs and Events Committee, and Men's Form, will feature a full week of events and activities, including lectures, discussions, and community organizing.

Ragen Chastain  is a leading activist and author around issues of body image, queer theory, and trans identity. Join her for a thought-provoking lecture on the impacts of gender-based violence in the queer community and how men can be a part of the work to end this violence. Ragen Chastain is a three-time National Champion dancer.  As a healthy fat athlete Ragen writes and speaks about self-esteem, body image, and Health at Every Size.  Her work has been published in forums including the Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Democratic Underground, Feminocracy and Jezebel.com.  Her writing has been translated into multiple languages including Spanish, French and Bulgarian and her blog has readers on six continents in places as diverse as France, Australia, Korea and Libya. She’s been heard on NPR and Blog Talk Radio and spoken to groups from elementary school children to colleges to Rotary International.

All attendees are strongly encouraged to sign the White Ribbon Campaign pledge. Those who do sign the pledge will receive a free White Ribbon Campaign t-shirt! 

For more information, contact:
Kyle C. Ashlee
603-646-3994

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.