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Author: Valerie Renwick


Valerie Renwick has been helping to raise gender awareness at Twin Oaks (www.twinoaks.org) for 22 years. She was an organizer with the Feminist Ecovillage Project (www.ic.org/eco) and her work at Twin Oaks includes Outreach, Forestry, and teaching Yoga. (See also her entries under Valerie Renwick-Porter.)

Articles by Valerie Renwick include:

  • Gender-Bending on the Commune (Issue # 162)

Gender-Bending on the Commune

Posted on March 28, 2014 by

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.


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