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Feminist author to speak

Sunday, February 21, 2010

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Daisy Hernandez, an award-winning feminist author and journalist, will present �Feminism in Our Everyday Lives� Wednesday, March 3 in the Ritsche Auditorium.

Daisy Hernandez, an award-winning feminist author and journalist, will present “Feminism in Our Everyday Lives” 6 p.m. March 3 in the Ritsche Auditorium.

The presentation is in celebration of National Women’s History Month. View the event poster (PDF).

Hernandez is a personal essayist and co-editor of “Colonize This! Young Women on Today’s Feminism.” She focuses on race, gender, sexuality and other issues affecting young women of color.

At “ColorLines,” a national newsmagazine covering race and politics, Hernandez works with a multiracial and virtual newsroom. She writes frequently for the magazine’s blog RaceWire.org.

Hernandez was recently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for her article "Becoming a Black Man,” a story dealing with how people's lives are affected, in terms of race, when they transition.

The event is free and open to all.

Hernandez’s appearance is sponsored by the St. Cloud State Women’s Center, LGBT Resource Center, Multicultural Student Services and Women’s Studies Program.

St. Cloud State values diversity of all kinds, including but not limited to race, religion and ethnicity.

The Women's Center promotes a safe, inclusive and engaged community through advocacy, education, alliance-building and women's leadership with passion and purpose to end sexist oppression.

The LGBT Resource Center is dedicated to providing an inclusive and educational environment for all St. Cloud State students, staff, faculty, alumni, allies, and the community at large.

Multicultural Student Services is dedicated to meet the needs of students of color at St. Cloud State. Their goal is to provide comprehensive services including academic assistance, personal development and multicultural programming.

The Women’s Studies Program offers a unique combination of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study that prepares students for numerous career paths.

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