Sexuality at its Finest

  This is a guest post by Taylor Boggs, a GLOW 2017 counselor. Camp GLOW 2017 has been hands down one of my favorite experiences of my entire Peace Corps service. The transformation these girls underwent was unbelievable. At the start of camp, they were shy and discouraged and within just 24 hours, they were outgoing and curious. I watched new friendships unfold and new ideas of feminism and sexual diversity penetrate their minds. The most rewarding moment during camp was the incredible attention and participation my co-facilitator, Bismarck, and I received during our sexuality session. Prior to the beginning of camp, … Continue reading Sexuality at its Finest

5 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Camp GLOW: A Message from the Co-directors

We have almost reached our fundraising goal for Camp GLOW 2018! In a final effort to encourage donations, this year’s co-directors Maura and Kate share a few of the many reasons why donating to camp is worthwhile. All money raised … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Camp GLOW: A Message from the Co-directors

Why We Need to Kill the Phrase “This Doesn’t Happen to Men”

Recently, as I was on my way back from teaching in the elementary school I walked past a small humble house with a gathering of local women. Culturally, we were taught to greet everyone we pass with a courteous “adios” accompanied with a wave and nod. This day the women responded with an adios as well, but theirs was accompanied by the sounds of kissing and shouts of “mi amor” with a sort of howling. I was uncomfortable and shaken, as anyone would be with this unwanted and unwarranted attention, so I turned and told them “no me hablen así” … Continue reading Why We Need to Kill the Phrase “This Doesn’t Happen to Men”