AZ FAN Stands for Arizona Feminist Action Network

AZ FAN is a loose band of anti-patriarchal, anti-capitalist, anti-racist, anti-ableist, anti-heteronormative, anti-cisnormative, and anti-hierarchical fanatics. We are passionate about spreading cultures of mutual aid, accountability, and resistance. We are figuring out what that means specifically to this region where white supremacy, dogmatic nationalism and prison slavery is at our throats, and patriarchy is internalized by anyone without question. We come together to actively support and aid each other in separate projects, actions, and endeavors. AZ FAN is not an organization - we are a network, confronting and dismantling all fronts of oppression.

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20th July 2011

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Consent means

everyone present wants and agrees to be present each step of the way.

This isn’t necessarily the right definition as consent changes to fit your relationships, not the other way around. How do you define consent?

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20th July 2011

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The Consent Workshop Went Wonderfully!

Thank you to the facilitators and thank you to everyone who came and participated. Behind the cut is the agenda for the workshop taken directly from the handout that was given to everyone who came. Please feel free to use this information as a resource for educating others about consent and for facilitating your own workshop.

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19th July 2011

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Goodmorning, everyone!

Don’t forget that tonight is Asking For It: A Consent Workshop at the Rusty Spoke in Phoenix from 7-9!

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15th July 2011

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Asking for It: A Consent Workshop →

Time: Tuesday, July 19 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Rusty Spoke Bicycle Collective 1023 Grand Ave. (access from the alley off of Taylor St.) Phoenix, AZ 

Are you asking for it?

Join the Arizona Feminist Action Network for a FREE workshop on negotiating consent in your intimate relationships (and the rest of your life). Learn how practicing good consent can be fun, sexy, and empowering!

Topics covered in the workshop include:

• Common features of good consent in relationships
• Defining your own boundaries and what consent means to you
• Role playing scenarios and strategies for saying “No” and “Yes”
• A fun activity to practice your newly honed consent-building skills

Keep in mind that we will be discussing very personal topics at this workshop. Although you will not be required to share anything you’re not comfortable sharing, some of these issues can trigger emotions from past traumatic experiences. If you have any specific accommodations you’d like us to make, please message Elise or Sean, or talk to us before the workshop.

This workshop is open to people of all genders, orientations, and relationship styles.

ASL interpretation will be provided.

Bottled water and light refreshments will be provided.

The event will be held at the Rusty Spoke Bicycle Collective at 1023 Grand Ave. Here’s a map:​es/rs-map.png

If you’re planning on driving to the workshop and will have room in your vehicle, please post on the event wall what area you’re coming from so other participants can contact you for a ride share.

Public Transit Routes:
Route 8 (7th Ave) - get off at 7th Ave/Roosevelt and walk west to 11th Ave, south to Grand.
Route 3 (Van Buren) - get off at 7th Ave/Van Buren and walk NW on Grand to Taylor.
Route 15 (15th Ave) - get off at 15th Ave/Roosevelt and walk SE on Grand to Fillmore.

Due to the the adult nature of the topics covered, this workshop is not appropriate for children.

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