Construction at SCS HQ!

You may have noticed less fresh posts and updates than normal. I have a very good reason. There has been construction at SCS headquarters! After almost seven years, The Sin City Siren is getting a brand new office! Well, it’s still in my home … but I will have a door! And possibly even a…

[UPDATED] Feminist media internship in Las Vegas

[UPDATE: Applications must be received no later than June 21, 2013!] The Sin City Siren is looking for an intern(s) (or highly motivated volunteers)! If you want to learn about journalism, online media and communication, with a dash of grassroots organizing and media relations, The Sin City Siren internship is for you! About SCS: The…

SCS turns 6 on May 6!

Even though I’m still recovering from a sinus infection that started the day after the NOH8 in Las Vegas hate crimes event (going on two weeks, bleh), I just hate to let another SCS anniversary drift by like some sad tumbleweed caught in a desert windstorm. Then I looked up the traditional anniversary gift for…

Always Aware: Keeping our eye on the meaning of SAAM

I love feminist blogging collaborations! It’s why I participate in so many blog carnivals and feminist tweetchats — to hang out with other feminists! Well, not so much hang out, as type with them. But, you know what I mean. For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), I’m partnering with the feminist blog Make Me A…

Corrupting the feminist brand: How I got suckered by The Good Men Project

*TRIGGER WARNING* In an age of spin marketed as information (see: green washing and faux-news “promoted” in your social media feeds), it makes navigating the, perhaps naive, notion of truth feel at times perilous. After all, what does any journalist-turned-syndicated-blogger have in this world if not her reputation? Her credibility? I’ve been struggling with this…