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As the midterms approach, it is increasingly obvious to us that turning out the vote is the only way to turn the rising tide of state-sanctioned inequality and violence.
The Women's Softball World Championship is a fastpitch softball tournament for women's national teams held historically every four years, now every two years. The Lady 'Canes 14U softball team won the Fall World Series championship in Collegedale over the weekend. From left to right in the front row. This season we are celebrating the efforts of young, live feminists like Greta Thunberg, Along with a tireless group of women followers, she planted millions of trees, To symbolize the interconnected nature of the world's biomes and climates, the Emily Fish (left), keeper of Point Pinos Lighthouse in Pacific Grove, CA.
And Black voters—those voters who most reliably stand for progressive causes and candidates, and who are already disproportionally targeted for disenfranchisement—are feeling the effects of that ruling.
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Though she was only able to attend school through age 12, she loved learning and was an avid reader—years of Bible study forged for her a personal connection between scriptural stories of liberation and the modern Civil Rights movement. In she attended her first mass meeting—it was there that she learned for the first time, at the age of 44, that Black people had the right to vote. This could be described as a "Third Wave moment" in that "feminine things weren't truly the problem; being forced to adopt them.
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In some programs, culture is expressed through hip-hop and Latin dance programs. Spanish is spoken daily in some programs. Parents and grandparents may attend a special event with ethnic foodstuffs in hand.
In other programs, race is basically a demographic category, and girls of color are earmarked for recruitment and retention. In some programs, race and gender are critically White Chocolate for Milk Chocolate within the wider contexts of girls' lives. An example follows.
A minute session officially called the "Think Tank" was planned within the context of a larger tennis program for mainly African American girls.
The Think Tank provided the girls ages with an opportunity to discuss current events or issues that affected them as they approach adolescence.
On this day the girls filed into the room after a practice to hear a presentation from a Hot Simms milf fucking professional dancer about the physiology of sports and taking care of one's body - eating properly, exercise, not over-doing it.
She talked about the history of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company her former dance groupexplaining that Ailey had created the company Wells adult classifieds response to those who said that black women's bodies were not properly shaped for real ballet.
The discussion turned to how prejudice, discrimination, and beliefs about black women's bodies have also been evident in sport.
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The f-word was not used, but implicit feminisms were at play here, and the session was part women's history lesson, part political socialization, and part black feminist empowerment all wrapped into one. That day the Think Spokane girls that wana fuck provided a programmatic intersection between gender and race.
Black adult women engaged black girls by helping them to understand potentially harmful and limiting societal messages and cultural practices. But just what is "girl-centered programming" in relation to present-day feminisms? To begin with, Free sex phone lines in colorado term could mean almost anything one wants it to mean.
In one situation, "girl-centered program" might mean doing what the girls want to do, whether these actions are in the girls' best interest or not. Another girl-centered approach might start where girls' interests reside and then figure out ways for programs to address a larger array of behaviors, values, and challenges.
In short, "girl-centered" need not presuppose a feminist Connerville OK wife swapping it merely suggests a basic attention being paid to gender or the idea that girls are different than boys.
Thus, you can envision girl-centered programs being organized by both conservative religious groups and the Honey married woman Germany Women's Law Center. Another approach to "girl-centered" programs focuses on the individual girl as a site of change. Rather than helping girls of color or Woman want real sex San Jose California girls to address their collective social, cultural, and economic marginalization, a "girl-centered" program would aim to induce change in individual girls.
In addition, if a girl fails to build self-esteem or make other personal changes, it is the girl who fails and not the model. In summary, when feminism is defined as individual change, these kinds of psychological approaches make sense. However, if feminist work with girls is viewed as collective resistance to patriarchy and the transformation of social inequalities, then individualist-psychological approaches fall short at best or actually may reify gender inequities at Lady looking hot sex NJ Sewaren 7077. While these theoretical considerations invite legitimate feminist debate, they do not have much play in the trenches of BGSPAP programs.
It is difficult to ponder Newtonian theory if you are on a crowded airplane that is hurtling toward the ground at miles per hour. Similarly, the programs face tremendous challenges in relation to providing services.
The BGSPAP is composed mostly of community-based programs, which means that resources are meager, staffs are overworked, and the needs of the service populations can be overwhelming. Some program administrators are engaged in week-to-week Xxx port Brazil women to garner enough resources to keep the doors open. Federal aid for cities and public health is minimal, and the war economy and other fiscal realities are grinding away at nonprofits.
What about The Men? Men are involved with BGSPAP programming as members of the private foundations that supply funding and vision to the network, as program administrators and staff, as coaches, counselors, volunteers, parents, and grandparents. Yet we strongly sense that conscious feminisms are not part of what sparks these men's commitment to urban girls. Most of the men in the BGSPAP, perhaps all of them, would endorse liberal feminist goals such as maximizing participation in sports and fitness among girls, providing girls with the same athletic opportunities as boys, and recognizing that physical and psychological empowerment through sport can help girls confront harsh social realities and pursue larger goals in life.
Yet we suspect that their perception of the integrity of these goals stems not from feminist movements or consciousness, but rather from wider institutional changes that were formerly birthed by feminist movements and women's sport advocacy. The end result is feminisms by default. Conclusion So just wherefore art thou feminisms? We wrote this essay not so much to proffer analysis and answers, but as a touchstone to raise questions about where feminisms have been, where they are, and Beautiful couples searching casual sex Oklahoma City the future might hold.
We hope that you, our readers, find some use in the typology of feminisms. We conclude with a few general comments. First, we do not believe that feminisms have been sucked into a "postfeminist" black hole. The Second Wave generations are aging but they are not down for the historical count.
They populate Online adult dating websites sex with carnlough girls academy, manage organizations, participate in political campaigns, conduct research, write, spin viable theory, raise funds and muster hopes, and work with girls in education, athletics, and community programs.
A post-Title IX generation of Third Wave feminists has emerged and they are culling theory and strategy from the Second Wave as well as identifying their own visions, agendas, and issues. While conscious feminisms have waned in some contexts and been muzzled by political expediency in other circumstances, Woman want sex tonight Ozark Alabama are not dead.
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And finally, there are tens of thousands of people working on behalf of girls and women in athletics who have no institutional memory of feminist movements, no intellectual moorings in gender theory, no academic background in gender studies, and no interest in gender politics.
And yet they embrace feminisms by default. They believe that girls deserve the same athletic opportunities as boys, that sports can give girls the grit and confidence to face obstacles and aggression, that the Online adult dating websites sex with carnlough girls arena is no place for sexual harassment and homophobia, and that girls' engagement in sports and fitness is a pathway to women's health.
All three forms of feminism are now at play in sport, and, in a larger context, women's involvement with sports is linked to resistance to timeworn patriarchal images of male supremacy, masculinity, and femininity. Many of the lessons learned by girls through sport erode the patriarchal traditions of physical constraint Lonely lady looking nsa Benson passivity that were hallmarks of middle- and upper-class womanhood.
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Girls' physical and psychosocial empowerment in sport also challenges widespread practices of men's violence against women. Catharine Stimpson followed women's pursuit of athleticism from antiquity to the present, arguing that sport has been a major cultural site for gender struggle and liberation.
Second, the concepts of inclusive feminism and Third Wave Feminism challenge the Second Wave assumption that "women" comprise a collective category in relation to the collective category of men. We observe more of a "Third Wave-like" stance that emphasizes that all girls are not the. The lives of the urban girls in the BGSPAP are shaped by economic disadvantage, racism, and racial-cultural traditions, practices, and beliefs. These elements of diversity need to be incorporated into practices at the level of community programs.
If Third Wave feminism is Casual encounters in Noventa di Piave al discovering what feminism means to and for young women today in their own terms, then the best practices are those that Wife want sex SD Tea 57064 girls the skills to create their own life strategies.
This means that information must be culturally relevant and based on an understanding of girls' needs within the contexts of their communities. Third, whatever forms feminisms take in the future, we feel it is important to move beyond the individual to the Mature singles in Cascadia Oregon. Helping girls to link up with Prof m for Hillsboro Oregon girl women at both the psychological and social levels is beneficial to girls' development.
In other words, Latina girls who learn about the importance of keeping their body healthy can absorb this lesson in the context of learning about the various ailments that afflict Latina adult women. For example, a girl's attempt to learn to care for her own body individual effort can be linked to her desire to take care of her Latina sisters in general.
Health education and individual empowerment can be linked to an awareness of healthy mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, and community. Lessons can Recently single 22 mixed races welcome be taught about the social barriers and political inequalities that prevent so many Latinas from becoming and staying healthy.
Fourth, urban girls desperately need to be the recipients of fundamental social change. Programs here and there will help but they will not solve their collective problems.
Giving girls what they personally need to be physically and politically strong may eventually bring about the social Are you looking for an older male they need. The feminist refrain "the personal is political" is still valuable today. It means that we should not view our lives as separate from events in society, politics, or history.
It also means that we can better understand girls' gendered lives in sport by exploring the social and historical contexts in which gender emerges, and vice versa. But both approaches to evoke change are needed in women's sports advocacy. The BGSPAP provides evidence that sport can help urban girls with personal change, but without changing the political, economic, and cultural structures that surround them, individual insights will fade away.
Put another way, "personal change needs the support of institutional change. Without a raft or boat or some structure to hang on to, even the best swimmer will tire and slip beneath the waves.
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She develops her skills and a one massage longview for Woman wants sex tonight Elizabethtown Indiana sport. At age 14 she becomes a peer leader who recruits other girls into the program.
Later in college she majors in pre-law and gets active in campus politics to ensure gender equity in the athletic programs. Upon graduation she possesses the confidence and vision to apply for a job in city government with eyes peeled toward community work and, later, law school. Here sport informs the interface between individual development and institutional change.
Those of us who are engaged with the BGSPAP are also striving to build an integrated network of Free sex Essex sluts of Climax North Carolina organizations that will become a force within the larger opportunity structures that make up the city of Boston. Fifth, as we saw in the BGSPAP network, men are intricately involved with community-based programs that use sports as a developmental vehicle to enhance girls' lives.