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A fear of taco trucks is a fear of Mexican women

Just a few miles from where the final Presidential Debate was hosted last night, Nevada’s Culinary Workers Union built a “wall of taco trucks” in front of the Trump International Las Vegas hotel. Along the “wall,” mostly Latinx and female workers and community members rallied against Trump’s xenophobia and his refusal to bargain with workers who won a union election at his hotel.

Just a few miles from where the final Presidential Debate was hosted last night, Nevada’s Culinary Workers Union built a “wall of taco trucks” in front of the Trump International Las Vegas hotel. Along the “wall,” mostly ...

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The Feministing Five: Danni Askini

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Danni Askini, current candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives. If elected, Danni would be the first openly trans person to ever serve in the state’s legislature.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Danni Askini, current candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives. If elected, Danni would be the first openly trans person to ever serve in the state’s legislature.

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The Feministing Five: Brittany Luse

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Brittany Luse, co-creator of the podcast “For Colored Nerds” and host of the new podcast “Sampler” by Gimlet Media. We learned about the exciting opportunities in the podcast world, what goes into her shows, and the importance of sharing one’s voice.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Brittany Luse, co-creator of the podcast “For Colored Nerds” and host of the new podcast “Sampler” by Gimlet Media. We learned about the exciting ...

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The Feministing Five: Monica Simpson

For this week’s Feministing Five, I spoke with Monica Simpson, the executive director of SisterSong, a national organization that strengthens and amplifies the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights.

For this week’s Feministing Five, I spoke with Monica Simpson, the executive director of SisterSong, a national organization that strengthens and amplifies the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by ...

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The Feministing Five: Marisa Franco

This week we spoke to Marisa Franco, immigration activist and founder of the Mijente, a new political home for Latinx and Chicanx activists and organizers that will combine online networks and on-the-ground initiatives.

This week we spoke to Marisa Franco, immigration activist and founder of the Mijente, a new political home for Latinx and Chicanx activists and organizers that will combine online networks and on-the-ground initiatives.

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Feministing Five: The Necia Media Collective unites xingona global media creators

When we connected with Jessica Diaz-Hurtado, co-founder of the critically conscious collective and network Necia Media Collective, we caught a glimpse at her life as a researcher, multimedia storyteller, and writer. Fresh from working on a video project in Medellín, Colombia, she took our call in a tiny town along the Colombian-Caribbean coast and discussed her work with the burgeoning Necia group.

When we connected with Jessica Diaz-Hurtado, co-founder of the critically conscious collective and network Necia Media Collective, we caught a glimpse at her life as a researcher, multimedia storyteller, and writer. Fresh from working on a video project in Medellín, ...

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