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HORROR CLUB AT POINT PARK UNIVERSITY HOSTS FUNDRAISER FOR WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH

Hello and Good Morning, Everyone-- As most of you know, February kicks off Women in Horror Month (WiHM) , and over the years, I've worked hard to bring you a blog series that features spotlights on women working in the horror industry, whether that be through art, film, or literature, and then back in 2014, I even wrote a string of memoir pieces about my own experiences in the genre. However this year, I wanted to push myself, and my students, to get out in the community and spread the world and participate in an event that would help benefit women and children in need. As faculty advisor for The Horror Club at Point Park University , and as a SafeZone Volunteer, my students and I have been talking a lot about the feminist wave that's currently moving throughout the industry (and the world). We've been discussing empowerment, equality, independence, living authentically and un-apologetically, and also talking about the reclamation of words and the character tropes they