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Saturday, September 27 • 16:00 - 18:00
Why You Need Feminism

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The portrayal of women in media and the daily treatment of women as objects is on the decline. It's not just for "victims" or angry "feminazis." It's fighting against a culture that objectifies any human being or treats one gender as unable to control themselves. 

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Renee Ritchie

Renee has been gaming since 2002, cutting her teeth on Vampire: the Masquerade LARPing with the Camarilla Fan Club in college. She is now a regular writer and editor for Machine Age Productions and Onyx Path Publishing, contributing to books for Amaranthine, Flatpack, Vampire: the Masquerade, Vampire: the Requiem, Vampire: Dark Ages, Demon: the Descent, and Beast: the Primordial. She is also an active member of the Mind's Eye Society, a global... Read More →

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Gregg Castro

Director, Salinan T'rowt'raahl
Gregg Castro [t'rowt'raahl Salinan/rumsien Ohlone], has been involved in the preservation of his California Indigenous cultural heritage for over two decades. He represents his late Mother’s family’s interests in the protection of cultural heritage in their rumsien Ohlone homeland. On his late Father’s side, he was a founding member of the contemporary Salinan Nation Tribal Council (serving as Tribal Chair and Vice-chair for a term each... Read More →
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Leslie H. Light

Leslie E.H. Light is a writer, mother, and editor, a damn good cook and a pathetic housekeeper. Her short stories have been published in Finding Home: Community in Apocalyptic Worlds and she’s completed her first novel — The Queen of Hunger a Cyberpunk revenge story of a woman and her Gods. It is available for Kindle through Amazon. Her current project is reviewing speculative fiction by writers of color on the Black Nerd Problems website... Read More →
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Lon Sarver

Lon Sarver is an editor with Fantastic Fiction Publishing, working mainly with their fantasy and science fiction stories. He has also been a localization editor for Aeria Games, having worked on their MMOs Scarlet Blade and Aura Kingdom, a relationship counselor, and professional tarot reader. Lon became involved in fandom and modern Paganism in the late 1980s, and has proudly embraced weirdness since. Well, since before that, really, but... Read More →
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Helen Stringer

Helen Stringer, grew up in Liverpool, England, and currently lives in Redwood City in northern California. While in Liverpool, she was active in the music scene where she edited local music paper MerseySound while researching the life of the Countess of Sefton through her late 19th century diaries for an exhibition on behalf of Merseyside County Museums. | After moving to the United States, she studied film and was a Directing Fellow at the... Read More →


Saturday September 27, 2014 16:00 - 18:00
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