Tag: Feminism

INTERVIEW with VIDA’s Amy King & Jane Kinney-Denning, president of WNBA-NYC and VP-elect for the national organization 

EXCERPT: “Without volunteers, VIDA would not exist. In fact, we created a one-page handout for the release of this past count because ‘What can I do to help?’ has become a recurring mantra indicative of how much larger VIDA is than the faces the organization has come to be associated with. VIDA has tapped into…

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My Visceral Thought

Watch the Kathleen Hanna clip.  Read the manifesto. I can’t help it.  I keep saying I won’t write this post.  It’s not worth it, I’ll appear rude, my knowledge is limited, etc.  But I’ve decided to put it out there, after a cursory read and setting the book aside in annoyance.  The Gurlesque anthology, GURLESQUE:…

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My Lovely Lady Links

Separate While Unequal: Tricky Women Festival Seeks To Fix Art World Imbalance ~~ We kinda suspected that this would be a polarising film. ~~ New Left Project | Articles | Capitalism, Consumerism and Feminism ~~ The continuing lack of equal pay proves feminism’s work is still far from done ~~ Family time still a struggle…

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WILLA – New School Event +

Riggio Forum: Women in Letters and Literary Arts Monday, March 1, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street — Room 510 New York, NY WILLA (Women in Letters and Literary Arts) presents readings along with a panel discussion on the state of women’s literature today. Participants, all of whom…

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This Is What a [Feminist] Poet Looks Like

Featuring: Monday, February 1: Ching-In Chen, Jennifer Bartlett, & Kate Durbin Tuesday, February 2: Juliet Cook & Kate Schapira Wednesday, February 3: Kirsten Kaschock & Michele Battiste Thursday, February 4: Michelle Detorie & Stephanie Strickland Friday, February 5: T.A. Noonan & Theodora Danylevich Saturday, February 6: Amy King & Kirsten Kaschock 2 “My Barbaric Bitch of  a Yawp” by Amy King

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Complex Alliances

Dolores Park in the Castro, November 2009 Of course, Judith Butler states it all so much more succinctly than my previous post (in interview with Nina Power): The second problem is that lesbian/gay rights, and the rights of sexual minorities, need to join with feminist, anti-racist, and anti-war movements and are, in many instances, already…

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Into the Iron-Clad Shadows…

Early Obama’s Efforts to Get People Involved — Is He Practicing What He Preached? I heard on NPR yesterday some Brit pundit proclaiming that President Obama’s recent TV appearances are mostly for naught. Apparently, pundits think the short-term “gains” — as they weigh them — are not worth the long-term hassles he will surely reap…

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An Empathetic President

Barack’s sister Maya Soetoro-Ng discusses the strong influence their mother has had on their values and outlook. Visit http://women.barackobama.com. ~~~~~~ Nov. 5, 2008 Dear Brother Obama, You have no idea, really, of how profound this moment is for us. Us being the black people of the Southern United States. You think you know, because you…

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