We're Paying Attention

The Men As Peacemakers (MAP) & us (FAC) teamed up for a campaign with the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival. 

 Abigail Mlinar (FAC), Molly Josefson (MAP), & friend Image by Clint Austin, of the DNT

Abigail Mlinar (FAC), Molly Josefson (MAP), & friend
Image by Clint Austin, of the DNT

Here is an excerpt from the Duluth News Tribune about the project: 

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A bit of poignant bathroom reading: "Everyone has the right to get faded — Intoxication (does not equal) consent" is a poster Homegrown Music Festival-goers might find in the men's bathroom at participating venues.

It's a reminder from the Feminist Action Collective and Men As Peacemakers to keep the festival safe for all festival-goers. The other version, which hangs in the women's bathroom, shows a sample of a yellow pin that designated "safe" people — available for helping anyone out of an awkward situation — will be wearing. It also lists PAVSA's 24-hour crisis line.

 

"Sexual harassment is a problem at festivals in general," said Abigail Mlinar of the Feminist Action Collective, which formed in November 2016. "Even in good places, bad things happen. We wanted to do something to participate."

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Read more here:

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/features/ae/4260843-were-paying-attention-local-organizations-work-keep-homegrown-safe-everyone