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On New Ground: Liberating Gender & Sexuality

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Andrea Smith speaking about her new book, Conquest: Sexual Violence  Source: Media Mouse Grand Rapids Independent Media

Andrea Smith speaking about her new book, "Conquest: Sexual Violence Source: Media Mouse Grand Rapids Independent Media

It’s a well-worn path in human history. Non-traditional and marginalized communities attacked for their lifestyles and their individual choices… whether it’s based on sexual identity, gender  or the quest for collective empowerment. So how do we challenge and overcome gender and sexual oppression?

Dr. Andrea Smith, of “INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence” co-founder, Loretta Ross, SisterSong founder, and Imani Henry, International Action Center staff organizer spoke at the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta, Georgia this summer. They have some answers.

Featuring:

Suzanne Pharr, Southerners on New Ground founding member; Dr. Andrea Smith, “INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence” co-founder; Loretta Ross, Sister Song founder and National coordinator; Imani Henry, International Action Center staff organizer.

Senior Producer/Host: Tena Rubio
Associate Producer: Puck Lo
Interns: Samson Reiny and Joaquin Palomino

For more information:

(S.O.N.G.) – Durham, NC

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence – Redmond, WA

SisterSong
(Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective)
– Atlanta, GA

International Action Center – New York, NY

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Bedford Hills Correctional Facility – Bedford Hills, NY

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Albion Correctional Facility-  Albion, NY

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