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Women, Sex & Storytelling OR How to Not Shut Up!
Women's eNews
New York, NY
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Women, Sex & Storytelling OR How to Not Shut Up!
In case of sellout, contact for wait list. Limited walk-up seating may be available.

Hosted by Women's eNews, 6 Barclay Street, 6th floor, NYC
Co-sponsored by WAM!NYC (Women, Action, & the Media)
Wednesday, October 17th, 7:00 PM

When it comes to sex, women are often seen but rarely heard.  So when women tell stories about their sex lives, it's more than just talkit's activism. Learn about captivating projects on the cutting edge of storytelling at this one night think tank plus cocktail party. Presented by Women, Action & the Media NYC and filmmaker Melissa Tapper Goldman.

Get inspired by creative media makers approaching storytelling across disciplines, from technology to writing to organizing, through an interactive panel discussion and chance to share your stories and strategies. Women's issues are making headlines in these last few weeks before the electionlet's figure out how to use this crucial time to amplify women's stories.

How can journalists frame personal narratives to create momentum behind women-friendly policy?

How can performers and filmmakers working with marginalized stories connect with a broader audience?

How can internet moderators create safe spaces for supportive communities?

Melissa Tapper Goldman will share a clip from her documentary, Subjectified: Nine Young Women Talk about Sex, which serves real stories in a raw, honest, open formatletting women, for once, do the talking. Along with a team of sex educators, Goldman developed house party kits to bring home-grown storytelling activism straight to young women and their allies. Sneak peak: be among the first to see the kits in action.

Carol Gilligan is the author of In a Different Voice and most recently, Joining the Resistance. A playwright and novelist as well as a psychologist, she is currently a University Professor at NYU.

Samhita Mukhopadhyay is a writer, speaker and technologist residing in Brooklyn, NY. She is the Executive Editor of the popular website and is the author of Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life.

Jennifer L. Pozner is a journalist, media critic, and the founding director of Women in Media & News. Her book, Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, was called "required reading for every American girl and woman" by MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry.

Jamia A. Wilson is a feminist media activist based in New York City.

Audacia Ray is an activist, writer, and media maker, and the the founder and director of the Red Umbrella Project, where she works to amplify the voices of people involved in the sex industry.

Melissa Tapper Goldman is a Brooklyn based media maker and the force behind the documentary Subjectified: Nine Young Women Talk about Sex.

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Women's eNews (View)
6 Barclay Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10007
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Subjectified Documentary
On BPT Since: Oct 03, 2012
Melissa T Goldman

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