Tag Archives: Thank You Thursdays

Thank You Thursdays: U.S. Department of State

TweetCheck it out: Beginning June 10, when a passport applicant presents a certification from an attending medical physician that the applicant has undergone appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition, the passport will reflect the new gender. The guidelines include detailed information about what information the certification must include. It is also possible to obtain a [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: Rhonda Copelon

TweetFeminist and human rights lawyer Rhonda Copelon died of ovarian cancer this month, at just 65, but she had plenty of time to leave her fiercely feminist mark on the world. Her friend and colleague, Charlotte Bunch, has a beautiful piece up about her legacy at the Women’s Media Center. An excerpt: Friends and colleagues [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: Street Artists

TweetI was recently reminded of my love for street art by a serendipitous meeting with a young, feminist photographer, Lauren Besser. Check out her work; it’s inspiring. Street art is so exciting because it abandons one of the most elite, racist, sexist spheres still in existence (“the art world”) for a more liberatory, inclusive horizon: [...]
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Thank You Thursdays Friday: Ellen and Nona

TweetSpeaking of our mother’s legacies, thank you to Nona Willis Aronowitz for creating an online archive of her amazing mother’s work. Ellen Willis, for those who don’t know (and you should!), was a radical feminist, cultural critic, activist and thinker, who believed that “the purpose of community is to foster individual happiness and self-development; that [...]
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Elizabeth Warren, the contrarian economist

TweetShe’s got the unsexist job on the planet, in many ways, but damn if she isn’t trying to make the best of it and save the American economy in the process. Check out this excerpt from her interview with Guernica: I think partly that I always had my neck bowed, I was always going to [...]
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