Women’s Center “This or That” Fall 2021 Scouts: Let the Challenge Begin!

“How can I join the Women’s Center?” Well . . . Do you hang out in our lounge? Do you come to our events? Do you read our blog or chat with our staff?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then congratulations! You are a part of the Women’s Center. But we… Continue reading Women’s Center “This or That” Fall 2021 Scouts: Let the Challenge Begin!

Just let me play my sport: A transgender perspective on the recent transgender sport bans

Ultimate team posing for photo on a jungle gym. The team's jerseys are blue and yellow.

Autumn Cook (they/them) is a senior dual degree recipient in Chemistry and Gender, Women's, + Sexuality Studies. They are a member of the Women's Center staff team and co-facilitate the Spectrum discussion group which is a space for trans and non-binary community members. We are in the midst of one of the most ruthless and… Continue reading Just let me play my sport: A transgender perspective on the recent transgender sport bans

My Experience as an Undergrad Adult Learner During the Pandemic

This post is written by Sandra (She/Her/Ella pronouns). She is a student staff member and a social work intern completing her field placement at the Women’s Center. Content Note: This blog post will discuss my personal experience as an adult learner student before and during the current pandemic. The content and images shared may not… Continue reading My Experience as an Undergrad Adult Learner During the Pandemic

Cishets at the End of the World

  Nandi is a senior English major and student staff member. Content Note: This post was written by a cishet woman after reading, thinking, and reading some more. I hope, more than anything, that it sparks a bigger conversation in the Women’s Center community. There are references and comparisons to being institutionalized. I recognize the… Continue reading Cishets at the End of the World

A Reading Opportunity

Content Note: This post is authored by Jess, the director of the Women's Center. I am a white cisgender queer woman. This post is a reflection about my reading list which is informed by my race, gender, and sexual orientation. Upon reading this, the reading opportunity that presents itself to you may look differently than… Continue reading A Reading Opportunity