A Feministe Bloggers Meet Up

Okay, so as you’ll notice we’re missing quite a few (read: a majority) of us, so sadly WAM! was far from a full meet up of Feministe bloggers — oh, how I wish!  But, all the same, after nearly a year of blogging here, it was totally awesome getting to finally meet both Jill and Jack in person.  They are, I must say, just as great and fun in “real life” as they are online, if not more so.  Seriously.  I absolutely adored them.

WAM! was a chance for me to meet all kinds of awesome feminist bloggers and activists in person for the first time.  I got to hang out with one of my best Twitter pals, Sally.  I got to finally meet my co-panelists from the conference, Marcella Chester, Ashley Burczak, and Ashwini Hardikar.  I got a hug from Latoya Peterson, discussed favorite Beatles albums with Julia Serano (!), sat next to Samhita Mukhopadhyay in a panel, and met Miriam Perez, Veronica Arreola, (my YMY editor!) Jaclyn Friedman, Deanna Zandt, and so many others who I’m sure I’m horribly forgetting.

I wish I had gotten to spend more time with all of them, but really, who can ask for more than that?  Thanks to everyone who attended for a truly great time.  And an even bigger thanks to WAM! and the blog readers who donated to the fund that made it possible for me to go!

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3 comments for “A Feministe Bloggers Meet Up

  1. April 3, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    Yay!! It was so much fun to meet you and Jack as well. Someday we’ll have to organize a meet-up of all the Feministes…

  2. April 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm

    Jill, please note that I will not forget your idea to have a Feministe NYC meet-up. I will bug you and Jack until it happens, kthx =)

  3. April 3, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    Cute pics! It’s fun to put names to faces (of the two I have not met live)! Glad it was a good time.

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