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“Stay in Your Lane”

Stay In Your Lane   One of the common phrases/sentiments I’m seeing on Twitter in the wake of the Charleston shooting is that people should “stay in their own lanes”. Mostly I’m seeing Black and non-Black anti-racist folks saying this to White people. I have a few thoughts on this phenomenon that I would like […]

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Slut Walk Philadelphia

On Saturday, August 6th, 2011, I attended Slut Walk Philadelphia. The Slut Walk movement began in Toronto in January when a cop told a group of female students that if they didn’t want to get raped they should not dress like sluts.

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Is Street Canvassing Still a Useful Tactic?

An examination of street canvassing as a fundraising tool.

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Call for Stories: What is Your Relationship With Fashion and Body Image?

This intersection between the fashion and beauty industries and self expression and/or body image is one that I am really struggling with. Personally, I am secure enough in my sense of self and body image that I can enjoy fashion — especially shopping and picking out outfits, occasionally magazines or trend-following — as a hobby […]

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Women, Money, Power Summit

I am in DC through Saturday evening to attend the Women, Money, Power summit. I am very excited to be at this conference. I will be live-tweeting throughout the summit, and as usual I will post a recap afterwards. Conference info here. Follow me on Twitter @jboschan. Share this:

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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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Walk For Choice

Recap of the Philadelphia Walk for Choice

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I Am Boycotting Boycotts

I am a Feminist, an LGBT ally/advocate, and a Progressive. I believe that everyone has the right to live as they please, regardless of their gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender presentation, race, class, religion, height, weight, disability, etc, regardless of what others think of those choices. However, I don’t believe that avoiding or “boycotting” every […]

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