All posts tagged "metoo"

  • UN-masc-ING JACKSON

    Ahead of his local appearance, gender justice warrior Jackson Katz dismantles masculinity and reassembles male responsibility JACKSON HOLE, WY – The phrase “violence against women” is misleading, Jackson Katz often tells audiences. The author and educator is...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Letter: It Begins Before High School

    A middle school student’s plea for parents, teachers and children to talk about consent, sexual assault now The students at the Jackson Hole Middle School are studying key problems both at home and abroad, such as the...

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • Check Yes or No Consent

    Read the background on this story here. As adolescents in a small town test the sexual boundaries of themselves and each other, is a risk-prone community failing to teach them the limits? JACKSON HOLE, WY – In...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Editor’s Note: Shedding Fear and Speaking Out

    In a community where a poisonous sexual culture has thrived, Jackson’s youth seek cultural reformation  Nearly three months before the #MeToo movement emerged, Jackson Hole faced its own moment of reckoning. “I had no idea what I...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Library Cancels Junot Diaz Visit

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The #MeToo movement stretched into the adult literary sphere when author Junot Diaz was recently accused of sexual misconduct. In light of the accusations, Teton County Library has canceled Diaz’s August visit as...

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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  • Hole Hash Out: Should the library cancel Junot Diaz’s visit?

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Introducing the Hole Hash Out—a space for community dialogue about contentious issues with local tendrils. This week, our gaze is on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz’s upcoming visit to the valley on the...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • #MeToo Outside

    Women in outdoor recreation spell it out for an industry where sexism, assault run rampant JACKSON HOLE, WY – The first time a helicopter dropped Christie Watts off at the top of a snow-covered Alaskan peak, she just “stood there and cried” before dropping in. “I was so happy to...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • THE BUZZ: Tensions Brew After Harassment Allegations

    Incidents at Wyoming-based Melvin Brewing have spurred public outcry and company policy changes JACKSON HOLE, WY – When you shake a beer, it’s likely to explode and the suds are flying at Melvin Brewing where an employee...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Women March in Solidarity: Jackson Women’s March organizers hope to keep the protest momentum going one year later

    On January 20 of last year, a grassroots protest dubbed the Women’s March was scheduled to coincide with the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump. The march went down in history as the largest single-day organized protest in...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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