Tag Archives: women

7 things I’ve learned working in service positions

Tweet Photo Cred As a recent college graduate, I’ve been in my fair share of odd jobs: waiting tables, babysitting, dog walking, catering and house sitting. I’ve changed diapers, cleared away food, and served all kinds of people with varying social skills and manners. Working these jobs, I’ve come up with a short list of [...]
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Quick Hit: Why the push for immigration reform is stronger than ever

TweetImage via @DREAMers_MOMS Immigration reform isn’t dead, and immigrant women aren’t going down without a fight. This week is Women’s Equality Week and We Belong Together is organizing women to cast symbolic votes for fair and equitable immigration reform. To participate,┬átake the oath here. People are tweeting up a storm about what immigration reform means [...]
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Quick hit: #ChangeBrazil: Who was never sleeping, who just woke up, and why

Tweet I’m over on my blog today talking about the movement that is taking place in Brazil and its implications for Brazil’s marginalized communities. This movement was started by people who have been historically denied access to public space, including people of color, the poor, members of the LGBTQ community and women. But now, for [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Flip The News

TweetCheck out Flip The News, a tumblr that flips the gender or race of the subjects in news articles. The site explains, “The point here is to shine some light on the way news organizations write about people and strive for more balanced, respectful narratives.” In one of the first posts, the author gender-flips this [...]
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Quote of the Day: State lawmaker calls women “vaginas”

TweetHere’s what New Hampshire State Rep. Peter Hansen wrote in an email to the official legislative listserv in response to a debate on a gun bill earlier this month. What could possibly be missing from those factual tales of successful retreat in VT, Germany, and the bowels of Amsterdam? Why children and vagina’s of course. [...]
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