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Thank you to the Sidney Hillman Foundation!

TweetLast night, Vanessa, Miriam, Lori, Jos, Chloe and myself had the honor of attending the award ceremony for the  Sidney Hillman Foundation prizes for journalism. Thanks to Jessica, who submitted our work, Feministing was put on their radar and presented with the award for Blog Journalism. I think I speak for all of us when I [...]
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GLAAD media awards honor one of our own!

TweetThe Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced the nominees for its annual GLAAD media awards. The awards “honor outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community” and promote “fair, accurate and inclusive LGBT images and set a benchmark for media to build support for equality.” Among the nominees this year: [...]
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Bullying? “Screw that,” says Chris Colfer

TweetOn Sunday, Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt on “Glee” won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a series, miniseries or television film. “Glee” certainly has its flaws, but Colfer’s Kurt is one of its brightest spots. Colfer, who is openly gay and has spoken about how important it is for young LGBT folks [...]
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Women poised to dominate Australian of the Year Awards

TweetEvery year, the Australian government celebrates acts of lifetime civic achievement and of heroism with the Australian of the Year Awards. This year, it looks like both the Australian of the Year and the Young Australian of the Year will be women! In the adult division, Indigenous lawyer and professor Larissa Behrendt is poised – [...]
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Emerging female playwrights told that none are deserving of Wasserstein Award

TweetThe Wasserstein Award is an annual award given to an emerging female playwright who has yet to receive recognition for their work. Nominations were solicited for the award, but this year, the committee rejected all of the nominees because, in their words, none were “truly outstanding.” Anna Clark at Isak shares an open letter from [...]
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