Yoko Ono dance break!

Yoko Ono and Questlove dance

Yoko Ono makes the world a better place with the help of some of her artist friends, including the Beastie Boys, Questlove, Cibo Matto, Ira Glass, Reggie Watts in a silver cape, Roberta Flack, Heems from Das Racist, and Mx Justin Vivian Bond.

(Lyrics here.)

The video was directed by Ben Dickinson and the dancing was inspired by a painting Yoko makes at the beginning. They were apparently going to hire someone else to paint the set before they realized it was a video for Yoko.

Yoko Ono previously increased the global supply of happiness with her cover of Katy Perry’s Firework.

Let’s take a couple minute break from whatever we’re doing to get our bad dance on. Because feminism.

via Rolling Stone.

Jos TruittImpromptu dance parties are a central part of Jos Truitt’s feminist praxis.

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Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the team in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. She writes about a range of topics including transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation. Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school, the Boston Arts Academy. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She has spoken and trained at numerous national conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.

Jos Truitt is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Development.

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