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Gender Inclusivity and the Importance of Community Support

This discussion and Q&A took place at the 2019 Bioneers Conference during the panel "Radical Inclusion of All Genders and Sexualities".

Erosion and Evolution: Our Undoing is Our Becoming

Erosion and evolution. Shadow and light. Death and rebirth. These are some of the strands that the acclaimed author, naturalist and activist Terry Tempest Williams weaves together in the face of today’s broken world.

The Radical Inclusion of All Genders and Sexualities

In this panel, three leaders discuss the systemic oppression of gender and sexual minorities in the context of intersectionality and explore how to achieve the full inclusion of all genders to help bring humanity to its full potential. We must re-envision a radically inclusive society that gives full permission to individual sexualities and identities.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Re-Imagining Manhood: Four Leaders Discuss the Sacred Masculine

Sacred masculinity helps men turn toward their authentic self and break free of the rigid, repressive description of manhood prescribed by larger society. In this panel, four leaders discuss their work to help men connect with their sacred masculinity.

In Case of Emergency, Break Class

Bioneers CEO and co-founder Kenny Ausubel points out that the only way to solve a pandemic is through massive cooperation. As a society and civilization, we are being forced to change our pronoun from “me, me, me” to “we.”

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Erosion and Evolution: Our Undoing is Our Becoming

Acclaimed author, naturalist and activist Terry Tempest Williams asks: How do we find the strength to not look away at all that is breaking our hearts? Hands on the earth, we remember where the source of our authentic power comes from.

Featured Media
A Case of the Pandemic Blues

Author and Bioneers Senior Producer J.P. Harpignies reminds us that even during the COVID-19 outbreak, we can put an end to post-disaster trends of elite, corporate profiteering.

Who Is an American? Is Our Democracy as Unequal as Our Economy? – with Heather McGhee

By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake. Heather McGhee of Demos sees a direct connection between today’s extreme inequality and this peak moment of racial panic and white anxiety.

Never Acquiesce: Democracy Now! and Independent Media’s Role in War and Peace

Amy Goodman tells the story of reporting from a refugee camp, and discusses the ways in which her independent media organization, Democracy Now!, endeavors to ask the tough questions and change history.

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