Events for March 19th

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Due to some timetable technical difficulties, Bear Tracks has been telling people that Women’s Studies 201 isn’t being offered this spring. However, the opposite is true. Women Studies 201 is being offered at U of A this spring Semester and it is being taught by the fantastic Joanne Muzak.

Joanne will teach you how to recognize patriarchy, analyze it, and give you tools to smash it!

Classes are Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Go to BearTracks and register for Women’s Studies 201 this spring semester and get your feminism on!

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Options Sexual Health Association is hosting a get together for like-minded pro-choice individuals wanting to discuss the lack of abortion doctors in Edmonton.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 7 at 5:00 at Options, #50, 9912 – 106 St

For more information, you can go to their website or email them at options@optionssexualhealth.ca

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APIRG’s Alt Sex Ed series continues with two presentations by Janet Hardy, author of The Ethical Slut, a book on polyamorous relationships.

On Wednesday, March 24 Hardy will be presenting the lecture: Millennial Ethical Sluthood. It will be from 7-9pm at the TELUS Centre on UofA Campus.

On Thursday, March 25, she will be offering the workshop: Love Beyond Gender.

The cost for this workshop is $5 and You must pre-register, which you can do by emailing Jess at outreach@apirg.org

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The Women Studies Department at the University of Alberta presents the final lecture in this year’s feminist speakers series. Dr. Sara Warner, Theatre & Feminist, Gender and Sexualities studies at Cornell University will speak on “Emotional States:  Towards an Affective Cartography of the Lesbian Nation” She will speak on Thursday, March 25, from 3-4:30 pm in Senate Chambers 326 Old Arts Building.

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Tomorrow, Saturday March 20th, Join Together Alberta is holding a rally at the Legislature: To protest cuts to public services.

These cuts affect women disproportionately. The feminization of poverty mean women need rely on public services. Furthermore, many of the jobs affected by the cuts are women’s jobs.

Meet up outside the Shaw Centre on Jasper Ave tomorrow at 12:30 pm to Join Together with thousands of fellow Albertans to tell the government that cuts to our public services hurt all Albertans.

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The Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society has a bike shop called BikeWorks, a place where folks can come by and learn to fix their two-wheelers.

As bicycle shops can be pretty macho or intimidating places sometimes, they have dedicated every first and third Sunday of the month to be open for women and trans-identified people only. They have all the tools you need and some parts my be available.

Check out their website at edmontonbikes.ca for more information and directions.

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