Taking the Movement from Me to We: An Equality for Her & Bulletin Event
Join Bulletin and Equality for HER for an intimate roundtable discussion about intersectional feminism, how to be a strong ally, and how to build a true feminist community that supports and champions all races, religions, sexual orientations, abilities and identities.
The conversation will be led by Blair Imani, founder of Equality for Her and feature four intersectional activist speakers: Angel Tirado, Lori Rodriguez, Jen Winston and Mars Sebastian.
Blair Imani is a black bisexual Muslim American activist living in Brooklyn, NY. Imani is the author of Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History. She is the founder and Executive Director of Equality for HER, a nonprofit educational platform for feminine identifying individuals.
Mars Sebastian is the co-creator of the award-winning hashtag movement #BlackoutDay, which aims to create sustainable online positivity spaces for Black people to express their Blackness on their own terms. She is also the creator of the viral hashtag #LoveforLeslieJ, created in summer of 2016 to combat the targeted harassment of actress Leslie Jones. She is currently the Social Community Manager at DoSomething.org, a digital platform mobilizing young people to create social change.
Lori Rodriguez is the Director of Partnerships and Research at Equality for HER in addition to serving as the Board President of the organization. Lori created the Equality for HER Youth Leadership Initiative and presently leads all of the organization's research efforts. Lori is a highly sought-after voice on anti-capitalism, white supremacy and decolonization.
Jen Winston is the creator & curator of the feminist social platform/retail store Girl Power Supply. She created @girlpowersupply after the 2016 election, and the account remains dedicated to keeping women pissed off through 2020 and beyond. Having worked in digital advertising for BuzzFeed, tbwa/, Saatchi & Saatchi, and more, Jen has spent seven years cutting her teeth in the social media space. She is passionate about Instagram, intersectionality, and, of course, memes.
Angel Tirado is a Brooklyn-based freelance artist working predominantly in photography and screen printing. Creator of developing t-shirt brand "Stay Black," with the mission of uplifting and preserving black community as well as encouraging dialogue about the black culture with people in and outside of the community.