Weekly Feminist Happenings April 21st-27th

trans* legal panel

Tuesday, April 21st

Trans* Legal Panel: Do you have legal questions about changing your name or gender? Have you experienced discrimination in housing or in employment? Have you experienced discrimination by a provider or an insurance company? Do you have any insight from a recent lawsuit, discrimination claim, or legal process that went smoothly? Come share your experiences and ask the experts in this legal panel. Details: From 6-8 p.m. at the Utah Pride Center (255 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111).

Slutwalk–University of Utah: What is a SlutWalk? A protest against sexual assault and rape culture. We feel this is a vital movement to take place on campus, as this is too often a space of sexual violence. We will celebrate consent in every relationship! Wear what you feel, be who you want to be, say what you need to say, and know you can do so safely. Details: We will meet in the Main Library Plaza at the University of Utah campus.

11:30 – Poster Making
12:15 – SlutWalk
12:45 – Survivors and Allies Speeches

Screening of The Hunting Ground: Join us at the Union Theater for a FREE screening of the Hunting Ground with panel discussion to follow. Details: Starts at 6 p.m. at University Union – University of Utah (200 Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112).

Friday, April 24th

An evening with Jane Goodall: Enjoy an evening with world-renowned primatologist and conservationist, Jane Goodall. In her speech, “Sowing the Seeds of Hope,” Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees. Her latest book “Seeds of Hope,” discusses plants, exploring interesting anomalies about the natural world and how we can protect the place we call home. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel Downtown (75 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City). Visit smithstix.com for information.

Saturday, April 25th

Fearless 5k Run/Walk: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Fearless Self Defense is proud to present our Fearless 5k Run/Walk. Come join us to help raise awareness, be an advocate for change and have a ton of fun. All net proceeds will be donated to Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Utah. EVENT INFO: Participants will receive a Fearless 5K T-shirt and swag from our supporters Photo ID will be required to pick up your race packet Wear comfortable and weather appropriate athletic apparel/clothing Awards will be given to top 3 finishers Bring some spending money and check out all the cool stuff! SCHEDULE: 8 am – Check In & Packet Pick Up 9 am – Run/Walk Starts 10:15 am – Award Ceremony. Details: Register here.

MS Walk: Join thousands of Utahns at The Gateway Mall as they make strides to raise awareness and funds to create a world free of multiple sclerosis at the National MS Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter’s 26th Annual Walk MS 2015. Details: At the Gateway Mall Grand Hall (90 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City). Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. For more information and to register, visit www.walkMSutah.org.

#femmefierce Fashion Show: The Fashion Institute at Salt Lake Community College will hold its 7th annual spring fashion show entitled #FemmeFierce, April 25, 2015. Presale tickets are available at www.24tix.com or at any Gray Whale location. Details: Starts at 6 p.m. at the Rail Event Center (235 N. 500 West, Salt Lake City).

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