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Big Sis Advice: #ChangeRapeCulture

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Kimiya Factory

March 6, 2019

*Trigger Warning* I’ve thought long and hard about how to even approach an article about rape culture. How the hell do I even sum up the suffering of centuries? The truth is I can’t; suffering can’t be summed up. However, everytime my mind asks me that same question, my experiences with rape culture...

The Lone Star State is not marching alone

Lloyd Doggett

February 23, 2017

Standing on the steps of our State Capitol with my two adult daughters, Cathy and Dr. Lisa Doggett, and my third-grade granddaughter, Clara, and in front of 50,000 Texans, I had the privilege of addressing last month’s Women’s March. Meanwhile, my wife Libby, who has just completed her responsib...

Special Collections aim to archive MLK and Women’s March history

Brianna Orta, The Paisano

Molly Crowder

February 1, 2017

The UTSA Libraries Special Collections department is requesting donations of flyers, signs and other memorabilia used in the recent Women’s and Martin Luther King Jr. Day march. These items will be archived in the JPL. “Saving signs from the women’s march and the MLK march is a great idea,” s...

San Antonio Women March

The protest was peaceful with many children, babies and dogs in attendance. A young girl standing
next to her mother held a sign that stated “Keep your tiny hands off my rights”. Caroline Traylor, The Paisano

Alex Birnel

January 25, 2017

The chants were coming from quixotic speakers all throughout the procession. At one moment, the classic call and response “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” was initiated by a little girl brandishing a gavel much larger than her tiny hands. She was dressed as S...

Did you march?

Brianna Orta raises a fist in solidarity. Brianna Orta, The Paisano

Brianna Orta

January 25, 2017

This past weekend in cities all across the world women and allies took to the streets in peaceful marches to stand in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our health, our safety and for the future generations to come. Over 2 million people across the world participated in a historic event that wa...