Zerlina Maxwell, the director of progressive programming for SiriusXM and former director of progressive media for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, visited Stanford last week. The Daily spoke with Maxwell about her views on the pervasiveness of rape culture and the need for consent education.
A Monday event kicked off a new series intended to tackle sexual assault at Stanford.
Dozens of students gathered in the Women’s Community Center (WCC) on Thursday afternoon to hear from Professor Robert Jensen of the University of Texas at Austin, the first talk of four in the True Gentleman Speaker Series.
An exploration of the struggles and hopes of LGBT athletes and the visual medium as a means of social change, will occur on Tuesday night, Nov. 17, as fourth year doctoral candidate and interdisciplinary graduate fellow Jeff Sheng discusses his photography book, “Fearless.”
While gender has been a historically common demographic question, asking it as a choice between two binary options leaves much to be desired. We should move from unquestionably asking “male or female?” to a more nuanced interaction with gender and gender identity, one that acknowledges the complexity of gender. It’s time to move past binaries, time to deconstruct exactly what we mean and want when we ask, “What is your gender?”
This Friday evening, student organizers are organizing the first “Stanford, It’s On Us: We Will Not Standby” program on campus. Designed to educate students about how bystanders can effectively intervene in a suspected case of sexual assault, the program will utilize theater in order to train students to be “upstanders.”
On Nov, 6, Stanford’s Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research will be hosting an event to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The Clayman Institute for Gender Research opened its new Women’s Leadership Center last Wednesday.