When I turned on my electronic devices after landing in Seattle last night this happening on Twitter. It’s only gotten better through the night. Apparently some delightful person or group of people decided to make a #tag on Twitter to talk trash about Planned Parenthood. Instead, what looks like hundreds of men and women whose [...]
I think there are things in the world for which people should be ashamed and shamed. I tweet about them nearly every day through the Polaris Project handle. I think people should be ashamed of hurting each other, should feel shame when they make someone else’s day harder.
But there are things I think we [...]
In non-profit communications-speak, “collateral” is “stuff you give people with your brand on it.” It is everything from t-shirts to magnets to pamphlets. Thinking about how Polaris could change how it uses collateral to work to end human trafficking, I’ve started by analyzing how I, as an activist and informed issue consumer, use collateral.
This is a cross-post from my work blogging for Polaris–trigger warning for sexual assault, harm to kids, human trafficking. It’s in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day. Here’s some interesting sourcing on the title quote.
When we hear about a child being raped, it provokes horror, revulsion, and for those who have survived [...]
A friend from Qatar asked me for suggestions on what feminist texts she should read. I gave her 4, and they aren’t the 4 most famous, or the 4 most cited, but they are the 4 I use nearly every single day. They teach 4 frames to understand how women are often treated in the [...]