Support ENDA bill

There will be a hearing on Friday for AB211, which would amend the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to include gender identity and expression. In Nevada and across the country ENDA laws prohibits discrimination of workers based on their sexuality and gender identity. It is time these workplace protections extended to gender identity for Nevadans. Hearing:…

Grassroots Lobby Days features Shelby Knox!

Nevada Women’s Lobby’s Grassroots Lobby Days is coming up, March 14-16! During GLD there are a host of great workshops to better understand how bills become law and how to lobby your representatives. Another great part of GLD is the great speakers lined up! One of those speakers is acclaimed, feminist, prochoice, activist Shelby Knox!…

I Stand With Planned Parenthood…

Fair and Feminist is hosting an “I STAND WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD” blog carnival today, on the eve of Walk for Choice events in more than 50 cities around the country. As regular readers know, I have been organizing the Rally for Choice Las Vegas event tomorrow (noon @ Planned Parenthood on West Charleston). So, it’s…

This week: #DearJohn, Big Ben, clean girls and High School Feminists

Here are some stories that I couldn’t let go by without comment: The “forcible rape” component of HR3 was removed, but the bill is still alive and looks to codify dangerous anti-choice legislation. The #DearJohn fight is not over. Conflicted about The Superbowl featuring star quarterback who has two allegations of sexual assault within the…

Great Balls of Fire

Wanted to pass along this info. It’s for a good cause, rebuilding the Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada after it was heavily damaged by a fire. The organization is holding a bowling fundraiser (full details here Great Balls of Fire Bowl-a-Thon) and info below: CCC Bowl-a-Thon: Great Balls of Fire! When: Sunday, January 23…