In Sydney right now anyway. How about where you are, everybody? I hope all hoydens and hoyden-adjacent folks are safe and sound during the latest manifestations of the climate emergency. In other news I am definitely still masking up when… Read More ›
Those times we all hope will never happen, but they do
Bannon is portrayed as believing that a “global existential war” with radical jihadis (and maybe China as well) is inevitable, and that authoritarian politics in the USA is the only way to prepare the nation for victory.
Later this week I will be part of my first anti-fascist #resist planning meeting*. I’m on a steep learning curve here, but I refuse to be just an observer any more. I will not be passive.
Anyone else organising with anti-fascist #resistance movements, I’d like to know anything you’re authorised to share with others. We need to be visible.
This call-to-activism post from Anita Sarkeesian lists useful resources for those who want to become more politically engaged as they contemplate President-Elect Trump. So if you’ve been wondering what you can do, here’s some food for thought. Lauren Chief Elk and others have some thoughts as well.
So disappointed and angry about DtJ excluding the voices of women with disabilities from their #beingawoman discussions; it’s especially appalling that DtJ community admins have blocked simple announcements about the upcoming White Flower Memorial gathering to commemorate women, men and children with disabilities who have died as a result of violence, neglect or abuse.
Assigned Male on Tumblr posted about what’s important to remember not just on the official day.
40 years of women’s rights will be undone in June 2014 when many of Sydney’s specialist women’s refuges are forced to close. Under the NSW Government’s new tenders, women-only services were not allowed to tender for women-only services.
If not, go and read bluemilk’s latest for Daily Life. Have a tissue or forty handy. TW: involves a snake.
Book review of The People Smuggler: the true story of Ali Al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’.
This community-based organisation fills the gaps in existing services serving survivors of domestic violence, and it’s kind of incredible.