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Screening Vulnerability

Brian Bergen-Aurand

rather than capability or ability—with their links to energy, strength, power, and vitality—began to hold a more central place in my research and critical thought. I began rethinking what bodies do and what they do to us when we experience them

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Intersectional Pandemics in Bangladesh

The Effects of COVID-19 on Girls

Nasrin Siddiqa

inner strength and commitment still exist. They will resume their dignity, come back to reopen factories, create new jobs, protect each other, and work towards gender equity.

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“For Girls to Feel Safe”

Community Engineering for Sexual Assault Prevention

Day Greenberg and Angela Calabrese Barton

René exuded ownership and strength, smiling and caressing their jacket as they pointed out its most important components. They voiced their expertise with agentic power. René: If you’re in danger and someone is trying to kidnap you … or someone is

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Kokums to the Iskwêsisisak

COVID-19 and Urban Métis Girls and Young Women

Carly Jones, Renée Monchalin, Cheryllee Bourgeois, and Janet Smylie

cultural knowledge from the Kokums to the Iskwêsisisak . It is because of this rich matrilineal knowledge base and the strengths of our knowledge exchange systems that Métis communities have resisted and survived colonial attempts to erase our ways of

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Anxious Breath

An Autoethnographic Exploration of Non-binary Queerness, Vulnerability, and Recognition in Step Out

Lara Bochmann and Erin Hampson

both senses, being vulnerable is equated with frailty, openness, or helplessness, and thus is conceptualized as opposed to strength, agency, and power. It is evident that this dichotomy is limited and too simplistic, and our aim is to complicate this

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Call-and-Response

Looking Outward from/with IGSA@ND

Angeletta KM Gourdine, Mary Celeste Kearney, and Shauna Pomerantz

and sociological perspectives to include the vantage point of performance. Desirée de Jesus's review of Aria S. Halliday's The Black Girlhood Studies Collection (2019) highlights one of the book's many strengths at “showing us ways of looking at, and

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Introduction

Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

situation, more sustainable and livable imaginaries, and politics of resistance that can help to challenge these conditions politically, ecologically, and academically everywhere. Here is to hoping that there is enough strength left to imagine a different

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Sarah Hill

independence, assertiveness and strength, laced with patriarchal notions of beauty and attractiveness. Girl Power, thus defined, leaves neither material nor discursive spaces for differentially constituted disabled girlhood” (2005: 254). This lack of space for

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Emily Anderson

/ UNICEF 2005 ; UNICEF n.d.). Situate Data in the Public Domain One of the strengths of using new media as a policy tool is that it enables dynamic interaction between and among policy actors. This dynamic engagement between organizations and individuals

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Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

technologies. Set to Katy Perry’s self-described “female empowerment” song 6 “Roar” ( Payne 2015 ), Clarivel’s documentary opens and closes with shots of campers in strength poses: arms crossed, hands on hips, fists up like superheroes. For most of her