Tag Archives: Queer Issues

There’s a conference for queer women in tech and it looks awesome

Tweet   Are you a woman? Queer?  Do you work in tech? If so, I hope you’re able to go to the Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) summit that is taking place in San Francisco, CA February 28 to March 2nd. This conference will the first held by the Lesbian Who Tech group, which calls itself [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Oklahomans brag that theirs has become the reddest state.” Living with breast cancer at 26. The difference between Malala and Nabila. The 5 billion dollar food stamp cut is reverberating across the country. “A wall is just a wall. It can be broken down.” Tweet
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A queer-of-color reflection on Fruitvale Station

TweetIt’s been a couple of weeks since I saw Fruitvale Station now, the acclaimed film about the last 24 hours of the life of Oscar Grant, a young Oakland, CA man who was murdered in cold blood and in front of many witnesses by a BART cop back in 2009. I went to see it [...]
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Dream 9 exposing horrifying conditions in immigration detention

TweetLast week, the Dream 9 crossed the border from Mexico into the United States in broad daylight by a border patrol station in Nogales. Their intention was to infiltrate and organize the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, as well as to petition to return to their longtime homes in the United States on the grounds [...]
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Queering immigration

TweetThis is a great video of members of both queer and immigrant communities discussing the unique challenges facing queer immigrants, particularly as the United States works toward immigration reform. It’s a case study in intersectionality. Queering Immigration from Southerners on New Ground (SONG) on Vimeo. The first speaker’s line “I was faced with a question of: [...]
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