Monthly Archives: November 2010

What We Missed

TweetThe Media Consortium, “a dynamic and growing network of 50 leading progressive media organizations in the country working to amplify independent media’s voice, increase our collective clout, leverage our current audience and reach new ones,” is looking for a Director. Maybe you’re the media maven they are looking for? Destiny Lopez explains why Latinas stand [...]
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Future house majority leader John Boehner meets with anti-abortion extremists

Tweet Digby has the scoop that future House Majority Leader Rep John Boehner (R-OH) recently made time to meet with Randall Terry. Randall Terry is the man behind the violently anti-choice Operation Rescue, known by many as a domestic terrorist, and has repeatedly and publicly called for violence against abortion providers and clinic staff. I’ve [...]
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In remembrance of poet and activist Laura Hershey

TweetLaura Hershey, a poet and disability rights activist passed away this weekend. I had the great fortune of getting to know Laura this summer when we both participated in a writer’s retreat hosted by the Lambda Literary Foundation. I wish our paths had crossed sooner. She was a talented poet, passionate activist, mother and partner. [...]
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“Miss TSA” calendar reminds us just how unsexy some “sexy” poses are

TweetEspecially the one in the second row, where the woman looks like she’s about to start doing tricep dips. It’s a nice reminder that in addition to all the makeup, lighting, airbrushing and photoshopping, making what’s considered to be a “sexy” photo also requires some really uncomfortable posing. The photos were originally taken for another [...]
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Amplify Your Voice launches video series on abstinence-only programs

TweetThis is just so bad-ass, I can hardly contain my glee. The folks at Amplify Your Voice have taken it upon themselves to put together their own web video series using Xtranormal to expose the ridiculousness of abstinence-only programs. Here is their first of hopefully many with a FTW title: “Drink the Spit.” Transcript after [...]
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