Posts tagged " Activism "

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RAINBOW COALITION VERSUS THE NRA

June 26th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Our money is on the LGBTQ community. They’ve got the moral high ground. The horror in Orlando – 49 people murdered with an assault weapon – was a hate crime perpetrated against gay people. Conservative efforts to shift blame and label the massacre an act of political terrorism have been discredited. Right-wing religious bigotry combined with easy access to rapid fire weapons designed for war drove the deadly Orlando rampage.

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GREEN WORLD RISING – RESTORATION

June 23rd, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Restoration focuses on climate change, and is one of four short ‘Greeen World Rising’ videos hosted by Leonardo DeCaprio and Thom Hartmann.

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OBAMA SUPPORTS FEMALE SEXUALITY

June 20th, 2016 Posted by News No Comment yet

“We need to change the attitude that punishes women for their sexuality, but gives men a pat on the back for theirs.” President Barack Obama said at the White House Summit on the United State of Women, this past week.

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THE LAWS THAT SEX WORKERS REALLY WANT

June 14th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Earlier this year, British sex worker/activist Toni Mac gave a TED talk in which she looked at sex work and offered important perspective on what sex workers would choose if they were able to shape the world they live in.

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ORLANDO

June 13th, 2016 Posted by News No Comment yet

This past weekend, mass gun violence was unleashed yet again. This time in Orlando, in a crowded night club. Something like 50 people, fellow human beings, murdered and an equal number injured by one extremist psychopath, armed with an assault rifle. The most casualties in a single gun incident in our nation’s history.

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PROJECT CONSENT

March 9th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A very worthwhile internet outreach project recently emerged called Project Consent. It’s focus is sexual intimacy and the teaching of consent as a mandatory part of the etiquette that goes with adult relationships.  (more…)

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OUR PLACE AT THE TABLE

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Native American representation in popular media is slim to none. For Native American women, there is even less representation. The representation we do get, is often portrayed by non-Natives, and when a Native is cast, the material is deeply rooted in stereotype. (more…)

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NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

November 2nd, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

November has been designated by Congress as Native American Heritage Month. The sad thing is it comes every year in the wake  of Columbus Day,  a federal holiday that honors the Italian mariner, who arrived in the Americas in 1492, and claimed it for the Spanish Court. (more…)

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UNBREAKABLE

October 27th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A project called ‘Unbreakable’ offers a very compelling way for victims of rape and sexual exploitation to stand together against such violence, by speaking out through the internet.  (more…)

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WORLD CONTRACEPTION DAY

September 26th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Seotember 26, 2015 is designated as World Contraception Day, focusing on every woman’s right to reproductive choice and ready access to contraception.  A study by the Alan Guttmacher Institute in 2014 found that 40% of all pregnancies worldwide are unintended. (more…)