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Opportunity Village Eugene: Pioneering New Solutions for the (Formerly) Homeless

Opportunity Village Eugene: Pioneering New Solutions for the (Formerly) Homeless

An innovative self-governing village lifts spirits while modeling new ways to address homelessness.More…

Margaret and Me: The Iron Lady Becomes an Unexpected Ally

Margaret and Me: The Iron Lady Becomes an Unexpected Ally

A squatters’ housing cooperative activist describes how Margaret Thatcher broke with her image to support an early “occupy” movement.More…

Healing Gender Issues through Community

Healing Gender Issues through Community

Long-dormant childhood gender issues resurface in an intimate relationship in community—and this time avoidance and escape aren’t options.
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Feminist Spirituality and Gender: Lessons from Beyond Women-Only Space

Feminist Spirituality and Gender: Lessons from Beyond Women-Only Space

Does the culture of women-only space still serve a worthwhile purpose, or does it perpetuate division? A long-time leader of women’s circles advocates inclusivity.More…

Feminism vs. Spaghetti Pits

Feminism vs. Spaghetti Pits

Trichomycosis axillaris can be the pits, causing even die-hard feminists to shave.More…

Sexism at Dancing Rabbit

Sexism at Dancing Rabbit

At a community founded in feminism, a member suggests that strategies like corrective discrimination, single-gender gatherings, and prioritizing “gender balance” may themselves be sexist.More…

Gender Issues – Communities Magazine #162 Spring  Issue

Gender Issues – Communities Magazine #162 Spring Issue

Communities Magazine — Spring 2014 Gender Issues Latest Issue in Print, Free Articles Published Online Gender Issues—Issue #162 Our new Communities issue on Gender Issues was mailed to subscribers in early March. You can subscribe now or order a sample and we’ll ship you a copy today! Our Spring 2014 issue focuses on Gender Issues.More…

Gender-Bending on the Commune

Gender-Bending on the Commune

When a Twin Oaks member leads a tour, “co” must “address the dress” (when appropriate) and wear a shirt, whether or not participating in the collective menstrual calendar.More…

Who Builds the Houses?: Gender in Eco-Communities

Who Builds the Houses?: Gender in Eco-Communities

A researcher finds that men still dominate building in eco-communities, and offers strategies to empower women.More…

Gender: Is There a “There” There?

Gender: Is There a “There” There?

The intensity of community living can bring issues of gender, sexual identity, and gender relationships to the fore as nothing else does. More…

Gender Issues, #162 Contents

Gender Issues, #162 Contents

Communities #162 looks at gender, sexual identity, gender relationships, and much more.More…

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Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network