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Hot live feminist dialogue below. Enjoy!...read more
Feministe will be hosting, so tune in here at 7pm to follow along and chat with participants. The details: A Feminist Town Forum Wednesday, November 5 @ 7:00PM Lesley University Ampitheater, 1815 Mass. Ave., Cambridge PARTICIPATE IN PERSON: Lesley University Ampitheater, 1815 Mass. Ave., Cambridge PARTICIPATE ONLINE IN REAL TIME: Participate by logging on 11/5 [...]...read more
I can’t share the sense of celebration today. Last night, I guest-blogged the election returns here and I felt pretty good. Obama won; it’s historically important, and he has both much better ideas and much greater competence than the mediocrity the Republicans ran against him. Both houses are firmly in Democratic hands, and hopefully we [...]...read more
I went to bed too early last night to see the results of all the ballot measures, but it looks like the results are mixed. Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in California, is being contested, although supporters are claiming victory. Gays and lesbians were also targeted with victorious hate legislation in Arkansas, Florida [...]...read more
Funny because it’s true. After emerging victorious from one of the most pivotal elections in history, president-elect Barack Obama will assume the role of commander in chief on Jan. 20, shattering a racial barrier the United States is, at long last, shitty enough to overcome. Although polls going into the final weeks of October showed [...]...read more
Yes we did. I love living in New York, but this is maybe the night I’ve loved it most. Everyone is in the streets cheering. People are yelling “Yes We Can!” to strangers. I watched two girls hug on a street corner, and a smiled as a car full of cheering boys drove past me. [...]...read more