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  • Agaidis commented on the blog post Prominent women’s colleges unwilling to open doors to trans women   1 year, 6 months ago · View

    I just posted my initial reactions to facebook, and thought I’d share here too. I’m a Mt. Holyoke alumna with deep convictions on this issue. Thank you, Lori for such a fantastic piece. I’m no educational policy expert, but I’d say the best way to determine an applicant’s gender would be to ask them. Not [...]

  • Agaidis wrote a new blog post: Portland, Maine stands with Planned Parenthood   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    ThumbnailOn Friday, despite below-freezing temperatures, over 80 pro-choice protesters gathered in front of Portland, Maine’s Planned Parenthood clinic to stand up to the anti-choice picketers who have been gathering weekly at the clinic’s doors since last summer. It was a welcome change from most Friday mornings, when the sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood is usually occupied [...]

  • Agaidis wrote a new blog post: Hello, skater girl   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    It’s been a tough year for women’s skateboarding. With the elimination of numerous women’s divisions of major skating contests, including the X Games women’s vert competition , mainstream exposure for the growing sport is reaching a serious low point. The cancellation of major events have been a serious disappointment to the girls and women who skate, but [...]

  • Agaidis wrote a new blog post: Women’s Skate Vert Eliminated From X Games 17   3 years, 3 months ago · View

    Via ESPN.com, you can read the whole article at: “ESPN has eliminated women’s vert skateboarding from the program at the X Games beginning July 28 in Los Angeles. “We look for sports that have a solid year-round infrastructure, a growing participant base, an established annual competition schedule, rising youth talent pools, ample access to courses, low [...]

  • Agaidis wrote a new blog post: Maine Governor Paul LePage Threatens Workers Rights Mural   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Last Friday, on the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Maine governor Paul LePage announced plans to remove a mural from Maine’s Department of Labor building painted by artist Judy Taylor of Tremont, ME. The Portland Press Herald writes, “The 36-foot-long, 11 panel mural depicts the state’s labor history, including a shoe worker strike [...]

  • Agaidis wrote a new blog post: Maine Governor Paul LePage Threatens Workers Rights Mural   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Last Friday, on the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Maine governor Paul LePage announced plans to remove a mural from Maine’s Department of Labor building painted by artist Judy Taylor of Tremont, ME. The Portland Press Herald writes, “The 36-foot-long, 11 panel mural depicts the state’s labor history, including a shoe worker strike [...]

  • contessa wrote a new blog post: Save the Auckland Women’s Suffrage Memorial!   4 years, 3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailA few days ago, I arrived in New Zealand to visit my sister who is studying abroad at the University of Auckland. As I was wandering around, getting a feel for the city, I stumbled across the Auckland Women’s Suffrage Memorial, a beautifully constructed public art piece that combines colorful tiling, a fountain and a set [...]

  • contessa wrote a new blog post: Meghan McCain: The Follies of Abstinence-Only Education   5 years, 4 months ago · View

    Meghan McCain has a great column up at the Daily Beast where she airs her frustrations with the Republican party’s support of abstinence-only education.  Here’s a little bit of her critique:

    "Here’s what I’ve never understood about the party: its resistance to discussing better access to birth control. As a Republican, I am pro-life. But using birth control [...]

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