Feminist Files: We are all Steubenville

Blame it on the red tape: City officials for Steubenville, Ohio have started a blog to “disseminate the most accurate information” regarding the (alleged) gang rape of a 16-year-old girl by the city’s high school football team. I suppose this is one of those the-best-defense-is-a-good-offense approaches after they’ve been publicly shamed by the hacker collective…

Shoes two sizes too small

The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth is having an open house and yard sale on Saturday, May 19 at the William Fry Drop-in Center. There will be a barbecue and items for sale — 100% of the proceeds from the event go to help homeless youth. For information contact Cassandra at 702-383-1332. And here’s your…

Food drive for homeless teens

Here’s something from the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth: Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s 5th Annual Plastic Food Drive October 14th thru November 23rd, 2011 Teenagers should NOT have to eat out of garbage cans or dumpster dive – Especially on Thanksgiving Day! Over 300 teenagers need your help during this holiday season. One Gift…

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!…