Watch the ‘fag bug’ documentary FREE before NOH8LV

Did you know you can watch Erin Davies’ documentary “fag bug” for FREE before the NOH8 in Las Vegas hate crimes event on Friday? It’s available online for free on Hulu. You can also rent it on Netflix. We’ll be showing  a clip of the movie at the hate crimes event on Friday (have you…

The revolution will not be televised: Ruminations on #femfuture and what it all means

There’s been a lot of bitching on the feminist interwebs about this whole #FemFuture: Online Revolution, proposed by Valenti Martin Media, aka Feministing co-creators Jessica Vanessa Valenti and Courtney Martin at a launch event at Barnard College on Monday. At its core, the #FemFuture project seeks to unify a disparate online feminist landscape and help…

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…

If you call a 9-year-old a cunt…

As mainstream America slowly forgets that the Oscars even happened on Sunday, that space on the internet where feminism and race intersect is broiling. In case you missed it, nine-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis was called a cunt in a joke tweeted by The Onion (since deleted and apologized for) during the Oscars. As a feminist, as…

The Sin City Siren 2.0?

As you may have noticed, I’m doing some site renovations. This design has a more grown-up feel to me. Maybe that’s a reflection of where I am in life as much as the evolution of SCS. After five years and a few different layouts, I’m trying a new, cleaner feel. No sidebars. No filler. Just…

SCS internship update

If you have been thinking about applying to the SCS internship (with yours truly) but felt stymied by a lack of transportation or because you live outside Las Vegas… this is your lucky day! It occurred to me that we do not have to see each other face-to-face to make this work. There’s technology for…