Hey, It’s Been A While (A 2018 Update)
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Three Steps to Resist Today’s America
A community activist answers your questions
File No. 13: Odiosas
Community organizing is more necessary than ever before. Creating safe spaces to debate and educate folx is essential to move forward in this state of collective uncertainty. Odiosas, a Bronx female collective, has been on this mission since 2016, coordinating panels and art exhibitions that offer healing and expression from an intersectional, working-class perspective. You might recall Odiosas from a previous post: You remember that...
10 Quotes To Gear You Up For the Women’s March (And Resistance)
What started as a Facebook event has become a monumental, historic wave of resistance. The Women’s March in Washington will take place on Saturday with an expected turnout of over 200,000 people. Speakers will include feminist icon Gloria Steinem, actress America Ferrera, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and activist Angela Davis. More importantly, women, men, LGBTTQ and non-binary Americans will be there to resist the imminent...
Teaching My Mother How To Be A Feminist
They say we become our mothers when we grow up, yet I have never agreed. I am a continuation of my mother; we all are. Evolution means change and growth, even if it entails fighting the women who raised us.
File No. 12: Flavia Borges, actress, writer and filmmaker
“You endure because it's art we're talking about and it's the only thing that will heal your broken soul,” she said.
The Problem With Being A ‘Gentleman’
Last night, Donald Trump threw a hilarious joke: “I’m a gentleman.” We all laughed. Some people in the audience cheered. Yet, it felt so wrong because it was. I think we can all agree that Donald Trump thought he was being a gentleman when he took a woman furniture shopping. I think we can all agree that his definition of gentlemanliness includes grabbing women...
#BadassTalks: On Gender and Makeup
A discussion about gender, makeup and performativity with Vena Cava.