Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

editorial #2

The Sophian
October 9, 2003

Opinion/Editorial (page 9)

Not Elsewhere Classified

Boundless Celebration
Elizabeth Sweeny

Changes in the 12-year-old celebration most of us know as “Celebration of Sisterhood” have stirred up consternation among many students, but honestly, the changes aren’t that big of a deal. The event is now simply called Celebration rather than Celebration of Sisterhood. The end of the statement has been changed from “we celebrate women who find joy and beauty in loving other women” to “we celebrate those who find joy and beauty in loving without boundaries.” What is crucial to me, is not the scope of the changes but what the changes mean. The event now includes people who were excluded before without excluding people who were previously included. Essentially, the community of people celebrated in this event has expanded.

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