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Define that Term! -Intersectional Feminism-

Intersectionality is defined as a place where multiple things meet and combine into one another. When it comes to feminism, too often we see a majority of discussion and resources focused on the experiences of women who have no other factors of oppression in their lives other than that they are women. This mostly white […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Information, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Define that Term! -Intersectional Feminism-

Transgender Awareness Month

Happy Trans Awareness Month!

On November 20, 1998, Transgender Day of Remembrance was established as a way to continue the memory of those individuals killed as a result of transphobia. In recent years, this day has expanded into an entire month dedicated to sharing the stories of trans, nonbinary, and genderqueer individuals. Just in 2015, 21 transwomen […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Information|Comments Off on Transgender Awareness Month

Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

In honor of the release of Mad Max: Fury Road on DVD, BluRay, and Digital, I thought I’d jot down some thoughts I’ve had on the film.

As a formality: **SPOILER ALERT**

When I first heard about the sequel to the amazingly popular cult film series Mad Max, I was not thoroughly sure that I wanted to go […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Opinion, Review, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

SJSU Gender Equity Center

Hello world!

This is an announcement of the Center’s name change this upcoming semester. The SJSU Women’s Resource Center will now be referred to the SJSU Gender Equity Center. We hope that this name change will allow us to provide services to individuals’s of all genders. We still have all of the same services as prior, with […]

By |August 21st, 2015|Information|Comments Off on SJSU Gender Equity Center

Recommended Viewing: THE HUNTING GROUND

Combining with personal narratives with well-researched statistics, the Hunting Ground stands as a call to action against the epidemic of sexual assault that occurs on college campuses. Written/directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering, the team behind the award-winning documentary the Invisible War about rape within the military, the Hunting Ground  provides an in […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recommended Viewing: THE HUNTING GROUND

Celeb Spotlight: Janet Mock

**The Celeb Spotlight will be used to feature famous individuals who dedicate their time to making the world a better place for all marginalized identities.**

Our first spotlighted celebrity is none other than Janet Mock.

Janet Mock is a journalist, writer, speaker, and prominent advocate for the *trans community. A native of Honolulu, […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Information, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celeb Spotlight: Janet Mock

Review: Lumberjanes

**Reviews will cover comics, literature, and movies, focusing on titles that will empower women and other identities. Reviews are the opinions of the author, and may or may not express the opinions of the WRC as a whole.**

For the first review, I decided to cover a recently released comic series. Lumberjanes is a […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Information, Review, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Review: Lumberjanes

Gallery: VDay: the Vagina Monologues 2015

Over the course of several months, SJSU students and community members planned, rehearsed, eventually performed in the 2015 SJSU production of the Vagina Monologues. Production photo credits to Jerica Lowman (check out her coverage of the show here). All backstage photos courtesy of the wonderful cast!

By |April 27th, 2015|Event, Information|Comments Off on Gallery: VDay: the Vagina Monologues 2015

About the WRC

Welcome to the Women’s Resource Center at San Jose State University!

The mission of the WRC is to support women and feminist students of all genders/identities at SJSU. The WRC seeks to improve the campus climate for female or female-identified students and advocate for respect and safety for every member of the campus community. The center […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Information, Uncategorized|Comments Off on About the WRC

Hello world!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Spartan Underwire, an informational site through the Women’s Resource Center at San Jose State University.

This is a site to learn more about what is happening through the WRC, as well as discuss current events and media surrounding the issues and empowerment that women and other genders/identities face in today’s society.

Stay […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Information, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hello world!