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7 books scored at dollar-a-bag day at the Friends of the Library Book Sale

Here in Ithaca, there are a lot of smart people with good taste in books. So, the donations that end up at the Friends of the Library Book Sale are generally pretty awesome. This year we went on the day toward the very end where you can fill up a whole plastic bag with books […]

Help kickstart a new documentary about American feminists

Recently we worked with the filmmakers behind She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, an upcoming documentary about American feminists in the 1960s and ’70s. We can’t wait to see the movie – but they need some support! Check out their Kickstarter right here. If you can’t contribute, consider passing their link on to your contacts – […]

Possessions and Exorcisms: Seven Movies Worth Watching

A still from Exorcismus Why would a utopian like movies about possessions and exorcisms? The vast majority of them are about an old white male priest (or charlatan, or researcher, or whatever) trying to get to the bottom of a mystery surrounding a usually-pretty young white woman, driven wild by whatever’s inside her (or whatever […]

Is geek culture cleaning itself up?

While female geeks have been fighting back against sexism and sexual harassment in geek culture for… well, forever, men are finally starting to make their voices heard. Which is really important since, as with racism and heterosexism, the group doing the oppressing is the one with the problem that needs fixing. Thank you, guys, for […]

If you’re not a feminist, you need to read this

If you don’t yet identify as a feminist or see the need to do so, please read this blog post, and better yet, the posts it links to, and you may just change your mind. The Mary Sue: The All-Too-Familiar Harassment Against Feminist Frequency, and What The Gaming Community Can Do About It TRIGGER WARNING: […]

I ♥ Noelle Stevenson

Totally loving this blog and the art on it. Laughing at Pokeymans and falling in love with Hawkeye, even though I haven’t seen Avengers.

MUSIC: A 2012 Playlist

On this momentous May Day, some songs to inspire personal and global revolution. We’re of the mindset that we are experiencing a broad shift in consciousness towards compassion and justice. Want to join us?

A New Kind of Man

Yesterday I watched a great TED Talk from back in 2010: Tony Porter: A call to men, which I found very moving. Check it out:

Body Talk: The female body as an instrument of knowing

I’m reading Clarissa Pinkola Estés‘ Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, an empowering and healing experience. This morning a passage made me cry in empathetic joy, so I thought I’d share it: A friend and I once performed a tandem storytelling called “Body Talk” about discovering the […]

“We’re at the point of freedom.”

I can’t wait to see this movie. It’s so beautiful to see women rising up!

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