Tag Archives: Conferences

A female journalist attended a Men’s Rights Conference last weekend. This is her story.

Tweet The so-called “men’s rights” movement is a farce. Men’s rights activists (MRAs) hurt and kill both men and women. They make actual work on behalf of men harder. Fuck them. Now that you know how I really feel about MRAs, you can fully appreciate my fascination with this account of one female, feminist-identified journalist’s time attending [...]
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CLPP 2014: Young Activists Gettin’ It Done!

TweetEd note: This is a guest post by Zoë Boyle and Jennifer Su, CLPP Lead Student Organizers pictured below.  Almost a year ago, TIME magazine published a now notorious cover story by Joel Stein accusing millennials of being the “Me Me Me!” generation. Describing us as lazy, selfish, and glued to our iPhones, the article painted [...]
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Support this environmental and reproductive justice conference!

Tweet A month later, I’m still seeing quotes from Laverne Cox’s keynote address at Creating Change 2014 (which I’m not at all bitter about missing out on. Really…I’m fine). She was a big name at a bigger conference. Thousands of LGBTQ leaders, organizers, and activists from across the country flocked to Texas to participate in [...]
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It’s 2013. Let’s end ‘booth babes’ for good

Tweet Woman of the future, when perhaps one can present technology and also simultaneously not be objectified. Scene: It’s the year 2137. The world is doing pretty well. Hoverboards have gone out of style almost as quickly as they came in, surprising a lot of people. UGGs inexplicably live on in popular conceptions of fashion, [...]
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Netroots ’12: watch Ask a Sista

TweetUpdate: I’ve replaced the live stream video with the recording of the panel. Our own Zerlina is speaking on a panel at Netroots Nation today, and you can watch it live right here at 10:30am EST (I’ll replace the live stream video with the recording of the panel when that becomes available, just like with [...]
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