LGBT advocate discusses gender with class

LGBT advocate discusses gender with class

Manager of the Transgender Empowerment Economic Project at the Los Angeles LGBT Center Drian Juarez discussed the misunderstood aspects of gender with a Gender Studies class March 16. Juarez advocates to set transition guidelines in workspaces for transgender people to create a safe and inclusive environment. Juarez discussed many misunderstood aspects of society’s constructed idea of what […]

Not enough enrollment to fill Ethics, Gender Studies classes

The Ethics and Gender Studies courses will not be offered next year due to a lack of student sign-ups. Only three students signed up for Ethics next year, and two for Gender Studies, English teacher Malina Mamigonian said. Mamigonian, who teaches both classes, said that courses in the Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research department contribute […]

Mamigonian takes over Ethics, Gender Studies

By Rachel Schwartz English teacher Malina Mamigonian will take over the gender studies and ethics classes this year after former humanities teacher Martha Wheelock’s retirement. Wheelock asked her to fill the position last year and helped Mamigonian reconfigure the courses. Mamaigonian described gender studies as a continuation of the philosophically-focused ethics course that looks at […]

Actor advocates gender equality in media at assembly

By Nicki Resnikoff Academy Award winning actor and women’s rights activist Geena Davis told the Women’s History Month Assembly today that there has been very little progress in women’s rights and representation in media and the film industry. The assembly started off with an introduction by members Martha Wheelock’s Gender Studies class and a video […]

Clubs, electives to present efforts in Club Showcase

By Jessia Barzilay Student organizations and elective classes will display their efforts in a Club Showcase in the quad during an activities period Feb. 17. The event will take place as students cement their schedules for the upcoming years and aims to promote some of the lesser-known academic courses, like gender studies and ethics, sophomore […]

Kim Abeles speaks at gender studies class

By Emily Khaykin Artist-in-residence Kim Abeles, whose art was exhibited in the Feldman-Horn gallery recently, talked to Martha Wheelock’s Gender Studies class on March 6 about women in art. Abeles showed a slideshow of works in which she tried to integrate women into art. Abeles concluded her visit with a discussion of the duality of […]