Day: May 1, 2009

En Lucha, In Gerangl: On Edens and Utopias

The Garden by Scott Hamilton Kennedy (Black Valley Films) At Home In Utopia by Michal Goldman (Filmmakers Collaborative) Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s The Garden opens with aerial shots of South Central Farm, the 14-acre community garden founded by Latin@ immigrants and…

Disability and Class

This is a guest post by BipolarGirl for Blogging Against Disablism Day. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the Blogging Against Disablism Day posts here. Trigger Warning I am bipolar. There’s debate as to whether I’m bipolar II…

Gendering Ultimate Frisbee

Funny how Ultimate Frisbee is filed under “Fashion & Style: Fitness” when women play it, but under “New Jersey: Sport” when men do. Or just in “Sports.” Glad the Times is covering women in sports, but really, why put them…

Buy Indie Day

via Kate comes the news that today is Buy Indie Day. Head to your local independent book store and pick up something. Kate’s book isn’t out yet, but you can pre-order it. And I’ll second her recommendation of Jessica Valenti’s…

Souter to Leave Court

Big news. Here’s hoping Obama chooses a solid progressive legal thinker — because whoever he chooses, they’re going to be branded “liberal” and “activist.”