Tag: women’s center

Women’s Center Hosts Coming Out Day Discussion

Photo courtesy of Ludovic Bertron, Wikipedia Coming out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community was the topic of conversation at a Women’s Center discussion held in the Alumni Lounges last Tuesday, as part of the Center’s recognition and celebration of Coming Out Day. The Queer Peer Services Coordinator of […]

Event Provides Advice for Dealing with Partner Abuse

Photo by Pauline Park On Thursday, March 10, Ramapo Pride and the Women’s Center co-sponsored “Abuse Awareness Information and Resources for Intimate Partner Violence.” This event welcomed all students to walk in and gain more knowledge about abuse awareness and what someone could do to potentially help an individual struggling […]

Students Stop Shaving for Men’s Health Awareness

Launching its "no-shave Movember" movement earlier this month, the Women’s Center has challenged students to avoid shaving for the month of November. With 19 participants answering the call, the Center hopes to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues.   “It’s such an easy way to do some good […]

Intersectional Issues Discussed Queer History Month

Photo by Tom Manion Intersex rights, transgender rights, sex worker rights, anti-ableism and anti-racism were among the comprehensive array of topics covered by speaker Emi Koyama at the Queer History Month keynote this Monday.  Flipping through an organized slideshow packed with information, Koyama gave her perspective on how activists should […]

Clothesline Project Hangs Domestic Abuse Out to Dry

Photo by Stefanie Murphy A massive display of T-shirts hung Tuesday on clotheslines with graphic messages and illustrations created by survivors of domestic violence as part of the Clothesline Project. Ramapo students gathered around the Arch to observe the display. The goal of the project, according to Kevin Hurtado, the violence […]

High Heels Help Fight Sexual Abuse, Violence

Photo by Angelica Pasquali Male students from various fraternities, clubs and sports teams gathered by the Arch on Tuesday to protest sexual assault and violence against women by wearing women's shoes – a symbolic act intended to show solidarity The men fumbled through bins of high heels to look for […]