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By Mindy on February 13, 2013
Link round up for the 5th Anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generation [edited ~M]
By Mary on October 10, 2012
The editors of We Will Not Go Quietly, a zine by survivors of sexual assault, have prepared a PDF version, but cannot afford to print as many copies as they’d like. They have set up a Pozible campaign.
By tigtog on February 29, 2012
A bunch of ginger celebrities have donated stuff for the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) to auction on E Bay from March 1st to 11th.
By blue milk on December 23, 2011
Because The Mountain Goats do anti-LEGO sexism rants on twitter: Dear Legos dudes, the regular Legos are cool for girls you don’t have to condescend to the awesome little girls of this world #liberateLEGOs when you’re a new dad & you see toymakers trying to poison kids’ minds with bullshit gender-binary crap it makes you [...]
By Chally on December 8, 2011
I’m raising funds (here’s my sponsorship page) for the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia, and tackling negative perceptions of femininity at the same time.
By Mary on December 7, 2011
AdaCamp will be a one day “unconference” (that is, it will have free-form sessions scheduled by participants) focussed on furthering women’s work in open technology and culture. It will be held on Saturday January 14 in Melbourne, some travel funding is available.
By Mindy on November 25, 2011
It’s Time: new ad from Get Up.
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By tigtog on November 20, 2011
“Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it ”
- George Santayana
By Orlando on November 18, 2011
Camila Vallejo, despite being twenty-three, an age at which I thought being organised and active meant getting friends to come with me to a gig instead of going on my own, is the most prominent activist in the Chilean movement to force the government to enact free public education for all, right up to tertiary level.
By Beppie on November 16, 2011
I think that most of us here probably waste far more than we need to (I certainly do), but at the same time, most of us probably have our own little small personal economies to reduce waste, and it strikes me that sharing these with each other could be useful.
By tigtog on November 16, 2011
…acting on Mayor Bloomberg’s instructions the NYPD waited until the city was asleep to expel the #occupy protestors from Zucotti Park.
By blue milk on November 8, 2011
Aboriginal and Islander men, so readily demonised in Australia, held a march last Saturday in Melbourne in the name of reclaiming, respecting and protecting themselves and their communities.
By blue milk on November 8, 2011
This piece by Paul Strangio is right on the money. Labor has taken the left for granted and while this hasn’t cost them government it has cost them desperately needed public support. Last Federal election some Labor campaign organisers told me they secretly voted for the Greens. Campaign organisers live and breathe election campaigns, they [...]