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Peer educator helps students stay healthy

Kristen Steffes, a junior biology major, works with organizations like Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Feminist Empower Movement and PantherWELL to keep her peers informed.

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Imagine standing in front of a group of fellow college students and encouraging them to put a condom on a dildo as efficiently as they can. Kristen Steffes doesn’t have to.

FEM: Equality and empowerment

(Photo by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By Rachel Lombardo / For The Pitt News

September 20, 2017

Feminism has become a buzzword, and along with the attention comes stereotypes — that feminists are crazy man-haters and women who don’t shave their legs or armpits. Here on Pitt’s campus, The Female Empowerment Movement, or FEM for short, aims to break these stereotypes and bring feminism b...

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