Tag Archives: Conferences

Sakhi summit: Preventing violence, promoting justice

TweetRethinking the way that organizers handle sexual assault and domestic violence is not easy work. The tools that are given to us are often tools that can also hurt us, i.e. an over reliance on the criminal justice system. If this week has shown us anything it is that sometimes the criminal justice system can’t be trusted–especially [...]
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Netroots Nation 2011: Immigration reform through a queer lens

TweetThis video comes from a session during the LGBT pre-conference focused on immigration. We had the chance to hear from DREAM activists, some of the bravest, most innovative folks I know. These young people put their own safety on the line, coming out as undocumented to put a personal face to this issue. These activists [...]
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Hello from Netroots Nation!

Tweet I’m in rainy Minneapolis, MN for Netroots Nation, a major progressive blogging and organizing conference. I’m at the LGBT Netroots Connect pre-conference today, organized by Michael Rogers. And just so you know, we’ve already made “no fake lesbians” one of our group agreements. The conference starts in earnest tomorrow, when Maya and Shark-Fu will [...]
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CLPP 2011: Dr. Sylvia “Guy” Estrada Claudio

TweetThis guest post is part of Feministing’s collaboration with the 2011 Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom. The conference is this weekend and Jos and Lori will be there representing Feministing and posting about the conference. Stay tuned for more! With activists around [...]
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CLPP 2011: 30 years of reproductive freedom

TweetThis guest post is part of Feministing’s collaboration with the 2011 Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom. The conference is this weekend and Jos and Lori will be there representing Feministing and posting about the conference here. Stay tuned for more! Register now [...]
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