Day: April 19, 2007

Things to do, stuff to buy, and videos to watch

Stuff you should go to: Sunday April 22: Swap-o-Rama-Rama: Unleashing Creativity and Attacking Consumerism NYU’s Kimmel Kimmel Center, E&L 4th Floor 1pm-6pm Earth Matters joins Swap-o-Rama-Rama in unleashing a massive clothing swap, a series of DIY (do-it-yourself) stations and a…

Call for Younger* Feminists

A professor at Mary Washington is conducting a research project, and is looking for women to take a survey about their beliefs and experiences. Women of all ages and belief systems are invited to participate, but they are particularly in…

Arcoiris

Arcoiris is an incredible human rights group working out of Honduras that, among other things, helps out LGBT youth. Recently, though, one of the leaders of the group was arrested, raped and brutally beaten. He managed to escape from jail,…

Thank You!

To Daniel, who sent me a copy of Jessica Valenti’s new book, Full Frontal Feminism. I am very excited to read it. And Daniel, you brightened my day!

Literary hoax

Our very own commenter Natalia Antonova has a guest post at Eteraz about the literary hoax of Norma Khouri’s Honor Lost. Check it out. This is how it begins: The first page of Norma Khouri’s Honor Lost (Australian title: Forbidden…

It’s Probably the Tits

A teacher at a Louisiana high school turned away dozens of girls from their prom recently, for wearing dresses that were “too revealing.” The school backed the teacher up. However, I invite you to take a gander at the slideshow…