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TAG: mental health

Reversing the norm of slut shaming and gender-based discrimination: ‘UnSlut: A Documentary Film’

Posted in News on February 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

Why is the sexual shaming of girls and women, especially sexual assault victims, still so prevalent in the United States and Canada? UnSlut: A Documentary Film explores the causes and devastating effects of gender-based discrimination and what is often called “slut shaming” in the United States and Canada. Featuring six women who have experienc […]

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Gender roles, creativity, & madness: Cultural context of “The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Posted in News on January 26, 2017 at 6:00 am

What if you were excluded from political and intellectual life based on your gender? In the late 19th century, at a time when women were challenging traditional ideas about gender that excluded them from political and intellectual life, medical and scientific experts drew on notions of female weakness to justify inequality between the sexes. Artist […]

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Moran Prairie Library Health Fair

Posted in News on June 8, 2016 at 6:00 am

Moran Prairie Library hosts a Health Fair on Friday, June 24, 2016, from 1 to 6pm. A perfect time for a quick check-up before Hoopfest. The health fair is free and open to the public. In partnership with local health organizations, the health fair features free health screenings and information on preventing health problems, improving health, as […]

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Beat the (Post) Holiday Blues

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on January 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Rachel Edmondson I grew up in Western Washington where it rains a lot but doesn’t get quite as chilly as here in the Inland Northwest. On the west side, snow was an exciting event that only happened every once in a while. In Spokane, there are years it seems the snow is here forever, […]

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