We mocked Joe the Plumber. We drank frozen margaritas. We danced the night away (some of us. Others of us, who are twenty-four going on ninety-four, went home to bed and very much appreciate that the rest of the crew didn’t give us a hard time about it).
This weekend, the whole Feministing crew came together in New York City for a weekend of sustainability planning and bonding. It was a really productive weekend, and we all walked away feeling tired – smashing the patriarchy can be draining, y’all – but excited about what the next year holds for Feministing.
Last month, we asked you to donate a few dollars to help fund the annual retreat. We explained that the retreat is where a whole bunch of plans get planned and decisions get decided, and for that reason, it’s a really important part of the Feministing calendar.
And a whole bunch of you stepped up and donated toward the retreat. Thank you so much to everyone who donated. It means a lot to us that you support us, by reading, and commenting, and calling us out when we screw up, and virtually high-fiving us when we get it right, and by donating money so that we can come together. Thanks to your donations, we were able to spend this weekend together, ensuring that our crew remains a strong community of colleagues and friends, and most of all, that we can continue bringing you all the feminist analysis, insights, action alerts, and occasional photos of marsupials that you have come to love and rely on in the last eight years.
There are plenty more photos of the retreat on our Facebook page if you want to check us out over there.