Tag Archives: Conferences

Coming out in the CLPP Reproductive Justice Conference student group

Tweet Feministing is again partnering with the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP) for their annual reproductive justice conference. This is a cross-post with CLPP’s 30th Anniversary Blog. CLPP’s focus on memories from the past 30 years has had me thinking about what the the conference meant to me personally. Last year I wrote [...]
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30th Anniversary CLPP Conference: From Abortion Rights to Social Justice

Tweet This year, Feministing is again partnering with the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College for their amazing reproductive justice conference. We’ll be writing a bit about the conference here in advance, and then two Feministing folks will be there liveblogging from the conference itself. The conference is being held April 8-10, [...]
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Creating Change 2011

Tweet Next week is the annual National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s annual conference, Creating Change. This year it’s being hosted in Minneapolis, MN from February 2-6, 2011. It’s an incredible meet-up of LGBTQAI activists from around the country and I’ll be heading there again this year. The first time I went to the conference, [...]
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Canada’s first ever conference on weight-based discrimination

TweetYesterday in Toronto, doctors, public health policymakers, government representatives, educators and activists gathered for Canada’s first ever conference on weight discrimination. The First Annual Canadian Conference on Weight Bias and Discrimination calls it “the last socially acceptable form of discrimination,” which I do not agree with in the slightest – there are many remaining socially [...]
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Glamour magazine’s “Love Your Work Life” panel: Lots of sentiment, few solutions

TweetYesterday I went to the Glamour Love Your Life conference at 92nd Street Y. The conference was a one-day event that coincides with next week’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards, where honorees will include Queen Rania of Jordan, Constance McMillen and women’s rights activist Dr. Hawa Abdi. The day began with a panel called [...]
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