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Truth Speakers Advocate for Torture Abolition at Mason

Truth Speakers Advocate for Torture Abolition at Mason

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, survivors from the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC) International came to Mason to share their stories and to advocate for worldwide abolition of torture. The event was co-sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and the Counseling and Development honor society Gamma Mu Upsilon of Chi Sigma Iota.

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GMU Women’s Leadership Conference

GMU Women’s Leadership Conference

On Friday, November 3rd, the George Mason University Honors College, Women and Gender Studies, the LEAD Office, and Roosevelt at Mason hosted the GMU Women’s Leadership Conference at the MIX at Fenwick. The conference went from 10-2:30 and included speakers, activities, and small group discussions.

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Janet Mock on Intersectionality, Black Women Artistry and Self-Love

Janet Mock on Intersectionality, Black Women Artistry and Self-Love

On October 12, 2017, Fall for the Book, Women and Gender Studies, African/African American Studies, and LGBTQ Resources joined hands together in bringing Janet Mock, a trans activist and New York Times best-selling author of Redefining Realness, to speak about her newly published memoir, Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me. The interview took place at the Harris Teeter as interviewer Dr. Wendi N. Manuel-Scott conversed with Mock on stage. The nature of the event was extremely intimate and friendly.

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