Day: November 3, 2008

Speaking of Inspiring Videos

Some folks mentioned crying while listening to or reading Obama’s Closing Argument speech.  I thought it was a really great speech, but my eyes stayed dry.  But when watching this video that the Obama campaign made using excerpts from the…

RIP Tutu Dunham

Obama’s grandmother passed away today. It’s a damn shame she didn’t live to see her grandson be elected president of the United States* — but I have a feeling her confidence in him was strong enough that she didn’t need…

Decision ’08: Watch the Results Roll in on Feministe

The elections are tomorrow, and I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m a little nervous (although extremely optimistic). I’ll be drinking wine with friends as the results come in, and I’ll be blogging a little bit too…

T minus 1 and counting

I’ve been engaging in some fairly uncharacteristic behavior lately. This morning I headed over to the Brooklyn Academy of Music and spent a couple of hours phone banking for Obama, letting people in Florida know where their polling places are…

The Feministe Voter Guide

Elections are coming up soon, and there’s a lot at stake — not just for the presidency, but for offices and local initiatives across the country. Eleven states are electing governors. 5,800 legislative seats in 44 states are up for…