Tag: Do Something

Summer, Sex and Spirits

Monday July 25th is the 7th annual Summer, Sex & Spirits hosted by the PPNYC Activist Council in New York City. I will be there, and you should come too. There will be an open bar all night, music by…

DTMFA.

I should really be an advice columnist for all those people who write letters being like, “My husband/boyfriend/girlfriend/friend/wife is really great and wonderful, and I love them so much, and everything in our relationship is completely perfect except they always…

Netroots Nation 2011

This is a guest post by April Lukes-Streich.
It was difficult to choose, as so many [sessions] looked interesting and were sure to be helpful, but I was extremely happy with each of the session I attended. Highlights of some of the panels I attended:

Permanent Wave’s 4th SOUND WAVE: Benefit for SUPPORT NEW YORK

This Thursday is a great benefit for Support NY, an organization that provides support for sexual assault survivors. The details on Facebook: MORENO and MATA are just two of the people who get away with rape every day in our…

Slutwalks and the Future of Feminism

Jessica Valenti has a great piece up at the Washington Post about sexual assault, feminism and how Slutwalks are doing their part to counter victim-blaming. But what Valenti finds most exciting about the Slutwalks — and what I do, too…

Protest Today, NYC, 5pm

An awesome collective of grassroots feminist activists have organized a protest today at 5pm. Come join us! If you aren’t able to be there, please sign the petition. The details, from our press release: Friday, May 27, 2011 (New York,…

Protest the NYC Cops’ Rape Acquittal

A few local feminists, including Lori Adelman, Erica Sackin, Julie Klausner, the women of Permanent Wave and myself are organizing a rally tomorrow, Friday May 27th, to protest the acquittal of two police officers and to demand that the NYPD…