Thursday, January 20, 6:30pm, YWCA of the National Capital Area, 624 9th St, NW
Join us to talk about how dating and romantic relationships are impacted by feminist values and awareness of feminist issues.This will be an informal conversation based on your thoughts and experiences, but some topics we will touch on include:
- How do traditional gender roles and expectations come into play in dating and relationships, for both straight and LGBTQ people?
- Would you identify yourself a feminist on a first date? On an online dating profile?
- How do you talk about issues of sexism and gender inequality with your partner or someone you're interested in?
- What are your feminist dating horror stories... or pleasant surprises?
Here some articles and blog posts to get you thinking! (Note: some include explicit language and may not be safe-for-work.)
"What Does a Feminist Relationship Look Like?" - Jill at Feministe
"Keeping Romance Alive in the Age of Female Empowerment" - Katrin Bennhold
(And a response: "The terror of successful women")
"F***ing while Feminist, With Jaclyn Friedman" - Amanda Hess
(And the follow-up: "Establishing a Feminist Dating Litmus Test")
"Chivalry Doesn't Seem So Dead" - Courtney E. Martin
"Amelia Sounds Off On Dating While Feminist" - The Frisky
"Feminist Dating" - Imagine Today
"Why feminism was good for marriage" - Tracy Clark-Flory