Posts filed under: Gender & Sexuality

-Elise Guyette; author, historian, and PJC member We propose to change the name of “Negro Brook” in Townshend to Susanna Toby Brook. Susanna (1750– 1855) lived in Townshend, sometimes Acton, beginning......
-Hannah Stump, former PJC Intern Content Warning: Sexual assault, abuse. Though slavery’s existence precedes written records, it is not a thing of the past. It is a dehumanizing practice still......
-Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director May 13, 2020  I set out four days ago on a drive from Burlington, Vermont to Durango, Colorado, to pick up my 16-year-old daughter, Gertie. She......
President Trump finished his first year in office being exposed as an abuser of women. He announced his misogynistic agenda to overturn Roe v. Wade and deny women control of......
Saturday, March 12, from 1-3pm, Burlington International Women’s Day Celebration at King Street Center, 87 King St, Burlington We invite you to join us and the rest of the world......
Tuesday, October 20th at 7pm, Screening of The Mask You Live In followed by panel discussion at Merrill’s Roxy Cinema at 222 College Street, Burlington. This film follows boys and......
Join us as Gabriela Maj speaks about her new book: ALMOND GARDEN: PORTRAITS FROM THE WOMEN’S PRISONS  IN AFGHANISTAN  Thursday, May 21st at Oak 45   45 Main Street, Winooski 6pm-8pm......
On Mother’s Day weekend, the Burlington Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) presents Most Dangerous Women—celebrating a century of the international women’s peace movement. Under......
Thursday, March 12th, 7pm ‘I Am A Girl’ Screening at The Roxy, 222 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401  There is a group of people in the world today who are......
Tomorrow join the Peace & Justice Center and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) for a screening of the documentary “Orgasm Inc” at the Friends Meeting House (173......
12 noon Women’s March for Dignity: Paid Sick Days for All!  March for women’s rights to obtaining paid sick days in the workplace!! Women are the majority of workers in......
  Rex Butt will be visiting the Peace & Justice Store this Sunday at 3 pm to talk about his new book, ‘Now What? For Families with Trans and Gender-Nonconforming......
Monday, July 1st, 7:00pm Merrill’s Roxy Theatre   During our last screening, we sold out of tickets.  Reserve yours here ASAP! http://gathr.us/screening/4234 Visit our facebook event here. Girl Rising is......
By Morgan Sherry, PJC Racial Justice Intern It was in the wake of the PJC’s involvement with the One Billion Rising campaign (February 2013), a movement dedicated to ending violence......