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100 Times A Memoir Of Sexism, Harassment, And Assault.A Catalog Of One Hundred Incidents Of Sexism, Harassment, And Assault From Age Five To Now By Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Chavisa Woods From Gender Based Discrimination In Work Places, To Unsolicited Groping From Strangers In Public, To The Attempted Assaults On Herself And The Assaults Of Close Friends, Woods Uses Personal Stories To Prove That Sexual Violence And Discrimination Never Just Happen Once, But That It Is A Consistent Battle Women And Woman Aligned People Face Every Day All My Life, When I Ve Tried To Talk To Men About Sexism, My Main Obstacle Has Just Been Trying To Convince Them It Exists, And That It Is Something That Actually Has A Deep And Near Constant Impact On My Life When I Talk To Most Women, Though, There Is Immediate Understanding That The Incidents We Are Discussing Are Part Of An Endless Stream Of Sexist Experiences 100 Things Is Powerful In Its Straightforwardness, Demonstrating How Often Women Are Forced To Silently Endure Sexism And Harassment And How Men Are Encouraged To Feel Entitled To Another Person S Space And Body Woods Reveals That No Age, Orientation, Time, Or Place Helps Prevent Sexual Violence And That A In Depth Conversation Is Needed To Bring It To An End.

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  • Paperback
  • 160 pages
  • 100 Times
  • Chavisa Woods
  • 15 February 2019
  • 9781609809133

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About the Author: Chavisa Woods

Chavisa Woods is the author of three books of fiction, Things to Do when You re Goth in the Country, The Albino Album, both released by Seven Stories Press , and Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind Fly by Night Press Autonomedia Unbearables Woods was the recipient of the Shirley Jackson Award, The Kathy Acker Award in Writing, the Cobalt Fiction Prize, and the Jerome Foundation Award for Em

10 thoughts on “100 Times

  1. says:

    Chavisa Woods tells 100 stories of harassment, discrimination, and sexual assault from her own life age 5 now to show the pervasive nature of these incidents in an average woman s life It didn t matter if she was in a Midwestern small town or New York City, drunk or sober, walking alone at night or at her place of employment I think all women could write their own collection I think it should be required reading I had a copy from 7 stories press I can also recommend her collec...

  2. says:

    This is a book that makes you think about your life differently The female reader cannot avoid cataloguing at least a symbolic portion of their experiences being degraded or diminished, threatened I watched Chavisa develop the manuscript on Facebook, but reading the actual final draft really reveals her strength, focus and determination because facing th...

  3. says:

    This book is a modern beacon where sexism is concerned, when focusing on sexual violence.From its introduction In this book, I ve cataloged one hundred formative incidents of sexist discrimination, violence, sexual harassment, assault, and attempted rape I ve experienced from childhood to now, to paint a clear picture of the impact sexism has had on me throughout my life All my life when I ve tried to talk to men about sexism, my main obstacle has been trying to convince them, quite simply, that it exists I am sharing this dark list, these stories, because the majority of women I know have such a list, if they start to think about it And that is entirely my point It s not that my life has been exceptionally plagued with sexism It s that it hasn t That is exactly why I wrote this It s my hope that men will read this book and come away with a greater understanding of how sexism shapes women, of the cumulative impact it has, that may otherwise remain invisible to many men.And as upsetting as some...

  4. says:

    The author Chavisa Woods shares 100 examples of sexism that she herself has experienced since she was 5 years old As she says in the book, there have been many, MANY incidents than that but these were the most significant to her.I think both women and men can gain a lot from this book For women, her experiences will be very familiar For men, it s a good way to learn how sexism negatively affects women, how draining it can be to deal with that kind of thing Woods makes it clear that she doesn t hate men, that she has male friends and that she knows that not all men are assholes but she also doesn t apologize for letting men know when they have crossed a line and fucked up.I ve heard some guys say, OMG, it has gotten to the point where you can t even TALK to a woman in a bar, and ...

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