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Persephone Pioneers

Persephone Pioneers: SlutWalk NYC

“Women should avoid dressing like sluts.” Call it the phrase that broke the camel’s back. On January 24, 2011, Constable Michael Sanguinett was speaking out on a recent incident in Toronto, and ill-advisedly took the victim blaming route.

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When Your Guy Friend Becomes Your Girl Friend

I consider myself an open-minded person, someone who is pretty well versed in the myriad definitions of gender, and do my best to be non-judgmental. No amount of theory, however, truly prepares you for the first time a person you have known your whole life as a man tells you they will now be living […]

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Persephone Pioneers: Rachael Booth

I recently had the privilege to speak with Rachael Booth, an activist, speaker, feminist, and the author of Star Light, Star Bright: The Story of a Wish Come True, the incredible story of Rachael’s early life and process of becoming a woman.  Not only is a she an author, but she holds a degree (Cum […]