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Postby polol » Fri Apr 21, 8:11 2017

Hello, my name is Polly and I study Psychology :)

I am really interested in intersectional feminism and am just about to finish my degree so I am trying to find more ways to engage in feminist education outside of the university setting! I have never used a forum like this before and would be interested to know what people find most useful and enjoyable when using this space?

My favourite colour is blue and dogs are probably my favourite animal.

Looking forward to becoming a part of this community :)

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Re: Hello!

Postby Sonic# » Fri Apr 21, 8:37 2017

Welcome to the board!

Answers may vary to what you want to know. Personally, I find it useful to have some places (like this) where people sometimes talk feminism and know a thing or two already. It pushes me to do more reading of my own, to try to describe and work through difficult ideas, and to listen to people who have experiences I don't. (Questions - even basic ones, sometimes even trolly ones - can generate valuable discussion.) That, and I like the people here anyway, and talking about stuff beyond feminism.

As for getting outside the university (something I need to work on myself) ... if you're near a larger city, are there independent bookstores, websites, or other places to get information on book groups, workshops, or events?

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Re: Hello!

Postby rowan » Fri Apr 21, 9:45 2017

Hi! Welcome! Psychology is cool.

I think I've been here long enough that my favorite thing is the cool people. I do like that we're doing more anti-racism stuff in our feminism too. If you're looking for outside things you can look for some anti-racism groups to join, I find those tend to be purposefully intersectional.

(and here too of course!)
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Re: Hello!

Postby polol » Sat Apr 22, 5:45 2017

Thank you both for your responses!


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