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Tomorrow! WAM!Prom!

It’s almost here! WAM!Prom 2: Electric Boogaloo, from BeeGees to Biggie. Tomorrow (Friday) in NYC at the Bowery Poetry Club. Details are here. You should come because (a) you support women in media; (b) you like dancing with fellow feminists to some ridiculous tunes and mash-ups; (3) you want to be judged by me (in the costume contest). Come, get down, wear your sparkliest. Continue reading

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WAM Prom: Be There.

On Friday Jan. 13th (oooh!) feminists, media-makers and their friends will be getting down at WAM!Prom 2: Electric Boogaloo, from BeeGees to Biggie. It’s at the Bowery Poetry Club and starts at 10 and you should be there (if only so I can judge you in the costume contest). Details are on the Facebook page. WAM!PRom benefits Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!), a national organization working for gender justice in media that is very dear to my heart. Continue reading

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The Only Girl In The Group

This is a guest post by Meghan O’Neill.
Hi. It’s Meghan. I’m a comedian. I mostly work in sketch comedy and I once belonged to a sketch group where I was…get ready for it…THE ONLY GIRL IN THE GROUP! […] a lot of the time, I was the author of those sketches. I was writing myself as the part of the patient wife or the bitchy girlfriend or the silent, sexy old lady and giving the spotlight to some other male person. On a good day, you’d call that generous. On a really good day, you’d call that stupid! Why would any writer/actor give up their best parts?! Continue reading

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Wednesday Oct. 26th: Debating Abortion Rights at Trinity College

On Wednesday Oct. 26th I’ll be at Trinity College in Dublin, debating the resolution “This House Believes Abortion is a Woman’s Choice” (you can probably guess which side I come down on). My sparring partner is Serrin Foster from Feminists … Continue reading

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Tuesday Oct. 4 at Yale: “Resolved: College Sexual Culture Endangers Women”

I’m very excited to be speaking at the Yale Political Union tomorrow, Tuesday Oct. 4th, on college sexual culture and gender. The event will be at 7:30PM, in Sudler Hall/WLH 201. From the YPU announcement: This week’s debate is as … Continue reading

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Dining for Women

Another great event in NYC: Dining For Women, a movie screening and reception to benefit the Fistula Foundation. From their press release: NEW YORK CITY – The two New York City chapters of Dining for Women are partnering with Mount … Continue reading

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Feministe and Planned Parenthood Are Hooking You Up

On September 22nd, “The Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead is bringing her benefit tour for Planned Parenthood to NYC, and she’s bringing Sandra Bernhard and Lisa Lampanelli along with her. It is going to be awesome and hilarious, and friends … Continue reading

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Rally / Press Conference in Support of Nafissatou Diallo TODAY in NYC

It’s looking like the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be dismissed because of “credibility issues” on the part of Diallo. City Councilmember Letitia James, along with the awesome feminist activists at Permanent Wave, have organized a press conference and rally … Continue reading

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Summer, Sex & Spirits TONIGHT!

Tonight, 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 … Continue reading

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NYC Clothing Swap Tonight at 6:30

I haven’t yet posted about secondhand clothing and why it’s feminist (but it is and that post is coming!) but I just got an email reminder for a Five Boroughs Clothing Swap taking place tonight and wanted to plug it, … Continue reading

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Summer, Sex and Spirits — and a free ticket!

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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