Category Archives: Interchange

I am Interchange: LGBTQ Language And Social Issues By Jennifer Sheets.

“That is so gay.” “Quit being such a homo.” “What a fag.” These hurtful and oppressive phrases have turned into flippant insults among friends, in which somehow “gay” and “queer” have become playful synonymous with “loser,” “failure,” and “abnormal.” This …

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Interchange 2013, Debut Video.

Check out the video compilation from this year’s Interchange festival. Zion-I, Sol, and DDG on mainstage at the concert and highlights form the parade and drag show are all here. Winter may be coming but summer is right behind and …

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Queer Culture – Oppressive Or Progressive?

Penned By Jennifer Sheets

From an early age children are taught about the Women’s Suffrage and the Civil Rights Movement, how all citizens must fight for equal rights. Most recently, the LGBT community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) and its …

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Homelessness In Our Communities.

Homelessness In Our Communities

By Jenny Sheets

An on-line search for “number of homeless people in the United States” will not yield an easy answer because the topic of homelessness is far from an easy issue. Estimated numbers of those …

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The Year at Interchange: The Summit

Interchange is for problem solving. It’s delving into the gray area and learning to understand different points of view. In 2015, 50 artists, activists and entrepreneurs gathered to get down and dirty with issues such as racism, human trafficking, throwaway …

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I Am Interchange: Know The Signs of Human Trafficking. By Jennifer Sheets.

Humans have been bought, sold, captured, kidnapped, and exploited as slaves for centuries. Men and women, young and old snatched and coerced for labor, prostitution, slavery and sexual exploitation. To many Americans human trafficking seems like an issue that happens …

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Women And Gender Inequality.

By Jennifer Sheets

Imagine living each day being told aren’t smart enough, aren’t attractive enough, won’t live up to people’s expectations, and just plain aren’t good enough. Television ads tell you how to dress and how to act. Friends and …

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This Year at Interchange: Xchange

XChange is a format for storytelling—a place where people can share their stories of finding purpose. Panelists and audience members really dig in and have honest dialogues about topics such as body cameras on officers, Sex Education, LGBTQ & Religious …

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Podcast: Season 1 – Episode 3: Standing Rock

Interchange is a humanities project and talk show style event where artists, activists & entrepreneurs with different ideas and perspectives come together to address multiple topics and provoke thoughtful dialogue. We don’t necessarily need a solution when we’re finished, though …

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This Year at Interchange: The Remix Runway Show

The Remix Runway Show is a contemporary style event featuring variety show entertainment. Performances include music, dance, fashion, drag, slam poetry and even a wedding. In a festival type setting, the party features local food, art and libations.

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