Tag Archives: Activism

Update: The #WeAreAllMonkeys banana selfie campaign was a planned marking stunt

TweetIt turns out that Dani Alves’ witty reaction to a banana being thrown onto the soccer field that I wrote about earlier this week was a planned marketing stunt. I don’t know about you, but I think this speaks to why the ensuing social media reaction felt like such a hollow campaign. What’s troubling to me is [...]
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Photo of the Day: Nigerians demand the government #BringBackOurGirls

TweetToday, protestors gathered in the Nigerian capitol of Abuja to demand the government do more to rescue the 200 teenage girls who were kidnapped two weeks ago while taking an exam at their school in northeastern Nigeria. Most assume the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means ”western education is forbidden.” As The New Yorker reports, [...]
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“Understand intersectionality, know your privilege, and don’t be a dick.”

TweetI’m totally in love with this ”embroidery for the ignorant” collection from Mo Makes Things. h/t Bitch Tweet
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The Feministing Five : Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas

TweetTo wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we spoke with Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas, founder of the Alipato Project, based in Oakland California. Bolstered by a small staff and volunteers, the Alipato Project seeks to offer an alternative form of justice for domestic violence survivors by connecting them with lawyers who help bring civil suits [...]
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Photo of the Day: Moroccans march for gender equality

TweetThis weekend, hundreds of protestors marched in Rabat to demand that Morocco implement a constitutional guarantee of gender equality. Tweet
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