Naming the feeling through Adrienne Rich

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Audre Lorde, Meridel Lesueur and Adrienne Rich - fierce feminists By Nina Jacinto Before I could articulate why my body wasn't j...

My love letter to Adrienne

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Dear Adrienne, I just read about your death on Facebook and I want to write you a love l...

Reading While Brown: Hunger Games

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

by Tavae Samuelu I blame my roommate. She started reading them. I had never seen her read a bo...

Mad Men Recap: Race meets gender

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Photo credit Michael Yarish/AMC by Nina Jacinto I’m a Mad Men fan, and over the years I’ve pa...

Remixing, Reclaiming: Why changing up the story matters

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Flickr photo courtesy of jepoirrier by Nina Jacinto I'm a big Mad Men fan. My partner a...

‘We Belong Together’ Goes to Alabama!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

By Miriam Yeung This blog is reposted from MomsRising where you can read the rest of the posts. Links below this blog. As I was prepar...

Help. I’m a Black Woman and I’m Not Married.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

By Akasha Orr I recently read an article in the current Ms. Magazine called “Singled Out” that t...

Welcome to #nerdland

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

By Tavae Samuelu This love affair is pretty new. I mean I liked her when she was Melissa Harri...

The devaluation of Black life

Monday, March 19, 2012

The deaths of Emmett Till, Sean Bell, Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin counter the narrative...

If you believe in yourself!

Monday, March 19, 2012

By mai doan, SAFIRE organizer So, many of you have probably seen the youtube video that went vir...

An open letter to friends and family--Kony2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012

By Karen Dolan Dear Friends and Family, Like you, I was captivated by the heart-wrenching stories of the Ugandan children who have been a...

I have sex and I vote

Thursday, March 15, 2012

By Favianna Rodriguez www.favianna.com By Lisa Russ [Update...to address the problem of too fe...

In case you missed it: New Study Confirms Need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Thursday, March 15, 2012

by Nina Jacinto In case you missed it, a new study was published this month that confirms what ma...

I'm pre-med, pre-job, not-prison!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

By Patrisse Cullors, Community Rights Campaign Organizer at the Bus Riders Union I grew up in a ...

Keep Your Stigma: Latina/o Youth Need Real Support

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

  By Marisol Franco, California Latinos for Reproductive Justice What comes to mind when the words “pregnancy,” “Latina” and “teen” are...