Monthly Archives: January 2009

@ Creating Change 09: Butch (Re)defined

TweetFrom the moderator: Even looking for panelists was hard, because some people I reached out to, who I thought would be masculine or butch identified, and then they weren’t. This panel was made up of reflections from 6 butch identified women. Notes from their remarks are below the jump. I really appreciated that there were [...]
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@ Creating Change ’09: Embracing Two Spirit Traditions

TweetOrganized by the Two Spirit Society of Denver. Some thoughts from the panelists of the Two Spirit Society about what it means to be Two Spirit: Two-spirit is a universal term we have adopted. In the early 80s, there was a group of Native Americans who wanted to change the perspective of what two-spirit meant. [...]
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@ Creating Change 2009: The State of the Movement

TweetRea Carey, head of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gives the annual “State of the Movement” address. Kate Clinton, lesbian comedian and emcee for the conference, informs us that the Republicans can’t find anyone to chair the RNC. (Lots of laughter and clapping) Award for Uncommon Leadership–Patty Burns, activist in San Francisco, National [...]
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Obama to Restore Family Planning Aid?

TweetElana Schor at Talking Points Memo updated us yesterday on the dismaying news this week that the family planning revision has been removed from the economic stimulus: A source present at today’s White House signing ceremony for the Lilly Ledbetter bill tells me that President Obama gave assurances that the family planning aid would be [...]
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Yes Means Yes LiveBloggin’ Monday!

Tweet On Monday, Yes Means Yes co-editors Jessica and Jaclyn Friedman will be livechatting on Feministing with contributors Miriam, Samhita and Cara from the Curvature and Feministe about the book. The chat begins at 3 pm EST. Make sure to check it out! Tweet
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