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Massive Movement Erupts to Overturn Proposition 8

Adam Richmond for Workers Action | March on Sacramento! Demand that Marriage Licenses Continue to Be Issued in All Counties in California! Demand the Immediate Overturn of Prop. 8! Full Story  1 Comments

10,000 people protest against Prop 8 and the Mormon Church

Alex Nathanson | 10,000 protest Prop 8 Full Story  16 Comments

Obama supporters: 11/15 SAT: Protest Prop. 8 - NYC City Hall

forwarded by Skinny John | Obama supporters are especially encouraged to participate. Your incoming president has publicly stated his opposition to gay marriage. We ALL must make sure he does what YOU elected him to do! Full Story  22 Comments

Philippine women’s groups urge lawmakers to pass Reproductive Health Bill

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | – A day before several lawmakers deliver their respective sponsorship speeches on the controversial bill promoting the use of both artificial and natural means of family planning, among others, a network of more than 50 non-government and people's organizations advocating women's and people's rights today urged other members of the House of Representatives to affirm women’s right to reproductive self-determination, and to support the immediate passage of the Reproductive Health Bill.

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Ceres Smith | Americans who love the environment must beat back the Palin horse and the climate apocalypse it is bringing. Full Story  0 Comments

Astoria Residents March Against Hate

Astorians for Peace and Justice | On Sunday, September 7th at 1:00pm, several Astoria Civic Groups under the umbrella coalition, Astorians United Against Hate Crimes, will hold a March Against Hate in response to the July 7th assault on gay and transgender residents of Carmen’s Place who were targeted because of their gender and sexual orientation, as well as Reverend Louis Braxton Jr., the priest who runs Carmen’s Place, who was also attacked after his attempt to defend the youth. Full Story  0 Comments

Pro-ISI senator defends Baluch women's killings

Ahmar Mustikhan | Two Pakistan senators, one man and one woman, both close to the dreaded Inter Services Intelligence try to give a bad name to the Baluch nation fighting for independence from Pakistan. The senator in question, Mir Israrullah Zehri, and his elder brother Sardar Sanaullah Zehri have allegedly killed scores of their political opponents with ISI's blessings. Full Story  1 Comments

En El Fuego (In the Fire) Screening and Panel Discussion

SRLP | Join us for this screening of the documentary En El Fuego (In the Fire) + panel discussion about The Sex Worker Industry in NYC and the Fight for Trans Rights with local trans activists and the director of the film Dante Alencastre. Learn about ways you can support trans sex workers! Full Story  0 Comments

Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Movement

Prof. Jose Maria Sison | In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement. Full Story  0 Comments

Questionaire on Violences against Women

C Murray |

A brief questionaire tool generated by the UN on Violence against Women, VAW
is being published courtesy of La Red/La Resau/Network the communication tools
of the Internationa PEN Women's Writers Committee. Full Story  0 Comments

Queer Life, Queer Planet Special Sunday June 29 11am-5PM

John Riley | Out-FM anchors a national and local LGBT Pride Special on WBAI/NY 99.5 FM. Full Story  1 Comments

Joy of Resistance examines the "wedding industrial complex" Sunday

Joy of Resistance | A special edition of Joy of Resistance multicultural feminist radio on WBAI 99.5 FM Sunday at 5 p.m. Full Story  0 Comments

Pregnancy Pact: Collective Action or Social Failure?

Counterhegemonic | By making a "pact" these young women have automatically signaled their intention to move beyond an individualistic understanding of pregnancy and, more importantly, child rearing. Full Story  0 Comments

queers against church: video

crazy butch | "Mariboheras Precarias", a queer collective from Europe have made this video....great!!! Full Story  0 Comments

Clinton Campaign Appears Stalled

Todd A. Davis | A short article about the Clinton, and Obama race for the nomination. Full Story  5 Comments

Youtube - McGinty "I understand paedophiles...

Vote ONE - McGinty '08 | Jim McGinty, Attorney General of Western Australia
"I understand paedophiles vote for the Liberal Party"
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$pread Magazine 4.1 Launch Party - Dance Party! (Happy 4th Anniversary, $pread!)

$pread Fan | Hang out with sex workers and their allies and celebrate the beginning of $pread magazine's fourth year in print - with dancing! Full Story  0 Comments

The Pink Scare - Of Ms. Palfrey & Sex Panic

SWANK, SWOP-NYC, PONY, & the Desiree Alliance | We are in the midst of a Pink Scare, in which oppressive laws and social stigma partner to generate hysteria around what, for us, can prove to be simply a decent way to make a living. The circumstances surrounding Ms. Palfrey’s death suggest that Americans reconsider the current state and federal policies that govern sex work, as well as the stigmatization and sensational treatment of those who participate in this industry. Full Story  1 Comments

PARAGUAY. Escalada de violencia machista

Luis Agüero Wagner | Hace más de cincuenta años, Virginia Woolf escribió en un ensayo que si un marciano visitara la tierra y se formara idea de ella con la sola lectura de los diarios, pensaría que se trata de un planeta habitado únicamente por hombres. Si la nave espacial de este personaje extraterrestre tuviera la desgracia de posarse hoy en Paraguay, y quisiera informarse sobre donde fue a parar leyendo el diario ABC color de Aldo Zucolillo, no sólo pensaría que llegó a un planeta exclusivamente habitado por hombres, sino además que los propietarios de medios se encuentran aún en la época de las cavernas. Full Story  0 Comments

Bike Patrol Volunteers Wanted

SafeWalk | SafeWalk offers a free walking escort for anyone to increase community safety. Bike patrol volunteers, in teams of two or more, riding their own bicycles, wearing designated safety vests, safely escort callers by walking them to their destinations. Full Story  1 Comments

Of cows, banks and hookers.. Who is the IRS boss? a Goldman Sachs CEO Spitzer su

Wall St Watcher | The plot to entrap Spitzer was designed by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, someone Spitzer
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Irish Queers | Protest the right-wing NYC St. Patrick's Day parade and the illegal participation of uniformed NYPD & FDNY contingents. Full Story  16 Comments

March 8, IWD: This Moment and The Oppression of Women

Rosa harris | The oppression of women is rooted in horrific silences and self-righteous conservatisms. The oppressions festers behind the walls and traditions of family “privacy.” It is wreathed in shame and custom. It is denied as it is so vigorously enforced by state and church and male fists. It is harvested in the great global productive loops of sweatshops and field labor — from endless days of labor at sewing machines and assembly lines, in the nights of domestic slavery and in lifetimes sacrificed to enforced childbearing. Full Story  0 Comments

Joy of Resistance multicultural feminist radio looks at Roe v. Wade on Thursday


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ELP Withdraws Support for Christopher 'Dirt' McIntosh

NYC ABCF | Just under two weeks ago ELP announced we were suspending from our prisoner lists the American prisoner Christopher 'Dirt' McIntosh, who is currently imprisoned for a failed arson against a McDonalds restaurant. Following our investigation ELP has decided to permanently remove McIntosh from our lists and encourage others to do likewise. Full Story  1 Comments

Celebrating Eve Ensler's political memoir, "Insecure at Last" (Radio Show)

Mitchel Cohen | Mitchel Cohen, host of Steal This Radio, thinks that Eve Ensler -- the author of the "Vagina Monlogues" -- is a breath of fresh air, politically, and is joined by others in reading from Eve Ensler's latest book. Full Story  0 Comments

Event - Freegan Fashion Show 2: Threadbare!

Quinn Hechtkopf | Come see our trashy models walk the beige carpet runway in one-of-a-kind handmade costumes spun out of scavenged scrap material. Cheer on amateur Freegans as they strip off the outfits they've been wearing for the last two weeks and threadbare it all! This is a night to reject commercial control of our self-images and reclaim pride in the sexiness of creativity. All are invited to participate as models or fashion designers. Full Story  0 Comments

This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor

Revolution Books | Dr. Susan Wicklund will be reading and answering questions about her book.
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White Knuckles - Making a Parable about Forgiveness. A Film Review.

Shrina Anya | n “White Knuckles” Ashworth and Strauss take us all on a “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe” type of fearless roller coaster ride until the absolute last breath of the film. Sabi Pictures and director Kevin K. Shah have truly made a miniature masterpiece in the middle of the City of Angels that is a rare must-see for anyone who sees spiritual cinema as art, and art as truth and beauty. For more information visit their website at Full Story  0 Comments

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