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Shelby Knox

"On the Front Lines of the Feminist Revolution"

Manhattan, NY, USA
female, age 28
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Joined Sep 4, 2010
What I Want to Do: Be the spark!
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Shelby Knox is nationally known as the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, a 2005 documentary chronicling her teenage activism for comprehensive sex education and gay rights in her Southern Baptist community. She travels across the country as an itinerant feminist organizer, doing trainings, workshops and civil disobedience in the name of reproductive justice and sexual health. She consults for the Girls Leadership Institute, Plan B and Trojan, among others. She’s written for Jezebel, Feministe, RH Reality Check, and the Huffington Post and she blogs regularly at The Ms. Education of Shelby Knox. Shelby lives in New York City, where she is working on a book about the fourth wave of feminist activism and plotting the revolution via Twitter, handle @ShelbyKnox.

 
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Homepage http://www.shelbyknox.com  
Birthday Aug 19, 1986  
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About Me Itinerant feminist organizer. Writer. Speaker. Revolutionary.
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Inspirations the women who fought before me, the women who fight beside me  
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Role Models Gloria Steinem, Audre Lorde, bell hooks, Jane Addams, Ida B. Wells, Inez Milholland  
Quotation The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters. ~ Gloria Steinem
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Books Everything by Gloria Steinem, In Search of Our Mothers' Garden -Walker, The Awakening - Kate Chopin, Backlash - Susan Faludi, Not My Mother's Sister - Astrid Henry, Sister Outsider - Audre Lorde  
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TV Shows The Rachel Maddow Show, The West Wing  
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