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…

We’ll be right back after this short break

Dear Readers, I wanted to let you know that I’ll be off-line Wednesday, Thursday, and most likely Friday to attend to a personal matter. I’ve got some posts cued up for you, so the SCS fun will roll on! If your comments get trapped in moderation, please be patient as I’ll get right to them…