Monthly Archives: March 2008

Monday Monty Blogging (mirror image edition)

Tweet I was traveling all last week, so here’s a pic from a couple of weeks ago when Monty went to go visit his brother in Woodstock. Even when separated by a glass sliding door, they like to chill together. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Send Jay Leno your gayest fuck you

TweetOver at Shakesville they’re collecting photos flipping off Jay Leno for being, as usual, a sexist, homophobic ass. Actor Ryan Phillppe was on Leno’s show, and mentioned that his first acting job was playing a gay teenager on a soap opera. Leno kept bugging him to look into the camera and give his “gayest look.� [...]
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High school students talk politics and race

TweetThis is a long video, but worth watching. A group of students at the South Bronx High School of Performance and Stage Craft talk about the presidential elections, how they’re becoming politically informed, and the future of race in America. The piece is focused on how Barack Obama’s candidacy has inspired them, but it goes [...]
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Live Blogging at WAM! Battling Backlash: Strategies for Fighting Back, Rising Above and Making Progress

TweetOur lovely editors Jessica and Miriam are on this panel, along with the fantastic Carmen from Racialicious, who is also (in case y’all didn’t know) the co-founder and President of New Demographic, and Patti Binder, an amazing leader and advocate of girls’ programming in NYC and board chair of Girls Write Now. Patti discusses her [...]
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Live Blogging at WAM! Breaking the Frame: Revitalizing and Redefining Reproductive Rights Media Coverage

TweetThere’s a fantastic group of women panelists covering this session: Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon and author of “It’s a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments” (highly recommended), moderator Emily Douglas of RH Reality Check, Cristina Page, author of “How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America,” and Aimee Thorne-Thompsen of the Pro-Choice [...]
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