Feminist Files: Never mind the bullocks

F That: So did you hear the one about the woman who was kicked off an airplane for wearing an “offensive” prochoice t-shirt? Or was it a miniskirt? … Wait. That’s not a joke? Well, it should be. Label conscious: Planned Parenthood reports that a new Gallup poll shows that Americans don’t identify anymore with…

Celebrate 40 years of Title IX with WRIN

This looks cool: Equity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IXEquity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX Thursday, April 19, 2012 3:00 to 5:00 pm Panel Discussion, reception to follow Hendrix Auditorium, William D. Carlson Education Building (CEB) This event looks back at the progress and challenges of the forty years since…

Transgender Day of Empowerment

Passing this along from Jane Heenan: Transgender Day of Empowerment Saturday 19 November 2011 10am to 3pm College of Southern Nevada, West Charleston Campus 6375 West Charleston Boulevard B-Building, Rooms 105 and 106 * Keynote:  Marci Bowers, MD from 2p to 3p * Trans101:  Exploring the basics of transgender experience from 11a to 12noon *…

Are you ready for some football?

It’s fall and for a lot of people — myself included — that means it’s time for football. (Go Ducks!) But these days it’s not just a matter of college or pros. There’s also the two-year-old Lingerie Football League, which launched a Las Vegas franchise this fall called Vegas Sin. The question: Is this just…

Shattering the Glass Ceiling courtesy of WRIN

The Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) is hosting a free panel called Shattering the Glass Ceiling, on advancing the role of women in government, at the Greenspun Hall Auditorium at UNLV tomorrow at 5:30 pm. Here’s some details: Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Dr. Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, & Dr. Joanne…