University of North Texas (UNT) Reproductive Rights Organization of Student Educators (ROSE) gives space for students and the North Texas community to learn about issues related to social justice through a reproductive justice framework. As a student chapter of URGE, ROSE gives RJ workshops, hosts guests from local organizations, and encourages folks to realize a world of equity. You can follow them on Instagram and Twitter at @unt_rose.
Since the semester just started, Fem U wanted to host an event centered around sex ed and sex positivity that also built community amongst new and returning members. The top three with the highest scores won prizes with mystery bags from a local sex shop as well as fun giveaways and self care goodies. In addition to the trivia (which was free to participate in), the chapter had raffles that people could pay to be entered in and were a really fun fundraiser! The event was held at local queer coffee shop called Q’s and the staff there were so amazing and supportive. The chapter plans to host a fat and body positive burlesque show in October during Love Your Body Week! We also had the Condom Club from UNT… Read more »
In an effort to combat body negativity and shaming, the URGE affiliate chapter at UNT hosted a Love your Body event where they held signs in the plaza with affirming, body positive messages during the day and had a discussion in the evening.