An Evening with Roxane Gay

On February 14, 2017, Purdue University professor and author of Bad Feminist (2014), Difficult Women (2017), and Hunger (forthcoming 2017), Roxane Gay, spoke at Brown University on post-election action, feminism, and The Bachelor.



Jennicet Gutiérrez is a Latina activist, organizer, and co-founder of Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement. On April 24, 2016, she spoke at Brown University, on trans liberation and the physical and structural violence that trans women still face in this country.


#OpalAtBrown (A Storify)

On March 19, 2016, Opal Tometi spoke at Brown University as part of the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center Women’s History Month series, Imagine Resistance: Movements for a Better World. The following is Bluestockings’ live tweet recap of the lecture (with thanks to @BrownSarahDoyle as well!)


#BrownTogether (a storify)

On November 19, 2015, Brown University published a (draft) document called “Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University,” a month after releasing its $3 billion dollar fundraising campaign, “Brown Together.” The following responses come from students and community members of color.

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