Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of The Star Sitdown. In today's episode our guest is Arielle Raveney. Raveney is the current Students Against Violence (SAV) President and has been a part of SAV during her entire college career as an active in peer education and activist at Texas State. In today's episode we talk about safe spaces, gender socialization, #NotAllMen and feminism.

This episode was edited by Podcast Producer Bailey Collier

The Star Sitdown is a weekly podcast hosted by Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. highlighting interesting people and topics throughout the Texas State and San Marcos community.

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0:00 – Intro

0:57 – SAV and Arielle’s involvement

2:35 – Making the transition to online

4:25 – The importance of peer education

6:40 – Does TXST offer enough resources to LGBTQIA+ students

8:24 – The unlearning process

10:30 – The importance of safe spaces

15:02 – Gender socialization

21:40 – Understand “gender boxes” and being Non-Binary

26:00 – The true meaning of feminism

34:48 - #NotAllMen

45:11 – Arielle’s future

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