Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Not To Wear and Gender Conformity

As many people who know me or follow me on Twitter can attest to, I am a huge fan of the television show What Not To Wear. I have been watching this show since the beginning — back before they replaced the original male stylist or eliminated male contributors (note: the person they make over […]

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Endangered Species Summit: Recap

#Esummit Recap of the Endangered Species Women summit.

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Endangered Species Women Summit

Tomorrow evening and Saturday I will be attending the Endangered Species Women Summit at The New School in New York City. Here is the description from the conference website: Endangered Species: Preserving the Female Body is an international summit to challenge the toxic culture that teaches women and girls to hate their bodies. Scheduled to be […]

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White House Anti-Bullying Conference

Today the White House hosted an anti-bullying conference, for which they brought together many bullying experts from across the country, as well as young people who either have been bullied or who have witnessed bullying and taken action. Parts of the conference were streamed live at whitehouse.gov/live. The videos from the conference are here, here, […]

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International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, the story of how I became a feminist.

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Conflicted About Unions

Ever since I returned from the Pennsylvania Progressive Summit, I have been contemplating the role of unions in our society. I am not in a union, and almost nobody I know personally is in one either, so my comments on this issue may turn out to be uninformed. I have also grown up in an […]

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Inter-Movement Communication

Missed opportunities to cross-promote #wearewi and #walk4choice events.

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Walk For Choice

Recap of the Philadelphia Walk for Choice

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