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Women's Salon: Body Image Part II

  • Tue, April 16, 2019
  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • Cigar Room at Rossini, Neuenheimer Landstr. 5, 69120 Heidelberg-Neuenheim
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Women's Salon

The Women’s Salon by the Heidelberg IWC is a monthly English-language talk and discussion on current, changing and challenging topics all related to women. From feminism and #MeToo to intersectionality and emotional labor, we want to talk about it all. Intimate and inviting, this will be a place to learn more about the issues in our lives, culture and world; a time where we can talk about it and share our own stories; and a space to foster ideas, opinions and conversations.

Historically, salons are associated with the French literary and philosophical movements of the 17th and 18th centuries, and are defined as a gathering of people for the purpose of literature, art or discussion.

Topics change monthly and are moderated by an HIWC Member. There is recommended reading for each session to guide the discussion and to expand our knowledge and vocabulary. We encourage you to join us and participate in whichever way you feel comfortable. Please note that while the Women's Salon is open to non-members, it is a female-only safe space.

Topic: Body Image Part II

This evening we will be discussing body image again, but this time with a slightly different focus. We will be discussing how our body image is affected by a range of different things including our gender, aging, menopause, health issues, handicaps, and more.

READ

The truth about the struggle I have with my body as a transmasculine person
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/body-struggle-trans-lgbtq_n_5a904d51e4b01e9e56bb794b

How Does A Woman's Body Image Change With Age? I Spoke To 36 Women, Ages 10 To 70, To Find Out
https://www.bustle.com/articles/88737-how-does-a-womans-body-image-change-with-age-i-spoke-to-36-women-ages-10

Six Ways In Which Chronic Illness Changes Your Body Image
https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/Jenna-Downes/6-ways-in-which-chronic-illness-changes-your-body_b_8902858.html

How Growing Up in a Wheelchair Affected My Body Image
https://hellogiggles.com/lifestyle/growing-up-physical-disability/

Body Beautiful/Body Perfect: Challenging the Status Quo: Where Do Women With Disabilities Fit In?
http://nedic.ca/body-beautifulbody-perfect-challenging-status-quo-where-do-women-disabilities-fit

Negative body image related to depression, anxiety and suicidality
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-06/l-nbi060606.php

LISTEN

Podcast - Beyond your Diagnosis, Episode 24 “How chronic illness can impact body image”
Available at https://www.buzzsprout.com/169206/992403-ep-24-how-chronic-illness-can-impact-body-image


Transportation: All tram lines at stop Bismarckplatz, then a 5 minute walk; tram lines 23, 25 at Brückenstraße stop
Parking: Parkhaus Brückenkopf Neuenheim, 69120 Heidelberg
Contact: Christine Funke, hello@heidelbergiwc.org, +49 151 1749 6660


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