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Entries from January 2010

Brazilian vacay time!

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments

I won’t be posting much at all until January 25, when I get back from chilling in Salvador Brazil! I spent some time there in 2007 and loved it so much that I’m back for more. BUT I’ll have internet there, so I’ll probably put up a few posts–maybe some Brazilian feminist perspectives!

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Tags: Girldrive News · Roadtripping

Your 2 Cents: Annie

January 6th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Note: I frequently feature readers’ answers to one or more of the questions Emma and I asked on our road trip. Find out how to submit here. This entry features an L.A. lady in honor of my appearance today on KPFK radio at 7:30 p.m. PST! Tune into 90.7 FM or stream here.

Annie: 22, [...]

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Tags: Your 2 Cents

Your daily fill of Aronowitz family radio

January 5th, 2010 · No Comments

I will be on Pacifica KPFK tomorrow at around 7:30 p.m. PST, talking about Girldrive on the station’s Feminist Magazine show. This is my first specifically West Coast engagement–hopefully there will be more with my Bay Area Girldrive readings coming up! Be sure to tune into 90.7 FM tomorrow or stream here.
Also, I don’t talk [...]

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Tags: Generations · Girldrive News · Grass Routes

Q & A with Heather Corinna, pro-sex feminist and activist

January 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Continuing with my sex ed series (which I didn’t realize I was doing, but I guess I am!), may I present a convo I recently had with the pro-sex feminist bad-ass, Heather Corinna. Heather is the thirtysomething director of Scarleteen, the most popular sex-ed web resource for teens, a veteran feminist activist and author of [...]

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Tags: Generations · Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Sex Ed Series · Stop chastising young people

Girldrive on Womanist Musings

January 4th, 2010 · No Comments

Even though Emma and I were always hyper-aware of interviewing a diverse cross-section of women for Girldrive, so far I’ve noticed that the feminist press covering the book has appeared on relatively mainstream spaces. So I was glad when I got a chance to talk with Renee from Womanist Musings and Monica from TransGriot last [...]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Redefining Feminism