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FAE introduces Feminist Fridays, accepting nominations

FAE introduces Feminist Fridays, accepting nominations - The Mesquite Online News - Texas A&M University-San Antonio

The Mexican American Student Association, Feminist Advocacy & Empowerment, and The Nuestra Gente: Mi Futuro hosted the Choose Yourself: Loving Yourself Is The Greatest Revolution event on Feb. 14. 2022. FAE will also be hosting Feminist Fridays. Photo courtesy of Bella Lopez.

FAE, a Feminst campus club, established Feminist Fridays. The segment recognizes a feminist figure each Friday during the month of February.

FAE is an acronym for “Feminist Advocacy & Empowerment”. Its main goal is to provide a safe space to support and promote gender equality and acceptance in the Jaguar community. 

Destiny Pappas, founder of the club and business management senior, wants people to keep in mind, “Feminism isn’t just for women, it’s for everyone.” 

To be recognized, the feminist does not have to identify as female, but they must be living, active in the San Antonio community and cannot be a celebrity. 

“It’s for every race, ethnicity and gender,” Pappas said.

Pappas said the club hopes to make the first Feminist Fridays post on Feb. 18. 

The club also hopes to initiate campus-wide consent training. As a newer institution, FAE feels like a proactive approach could prevent sexual assaults on campus. 

FAE is accepting nominations through JagSync, Google Doc or on Instagram to @fae.tamusa.

About the Author

Bernadette A. Serna
Bernadette A. Serna is a communication junior, minoring in English at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She received her Associate of Arts from Northwest Vista College. She currently works as a proposal coordinator in the Space Science and Engineering division at Southwest Research Institute. Bernadette enjoys spending time with her family. Upon graduating, she hopes to continue her career at Southwest Research Institute.

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