Dear Hannah Gadsby, thank you for Nanette

Dear Hannah Gadsby, Thank you. Thank you first and foremost for existing. Thank you for existing in the margins. Thank you for your jokes, your “lesbianing,” your non-binary gender in a binary world, for being a “quiet gay” who likes the sound a teacup makes on a saucer, your art history degree, for hating baby…

Gender Justice Nevada hosts intersex awareness event

The following is a guest post by Gender Justice Nevada Director Jane Heenan. Please join us for this historic gathering! Saturday June 9, 12-3pm CSN West Charleston, K-101 No Cost to Attend Light Refreshments Served We at GJNV are beyond proud to gather together this truly all-star panel advocating for intersex families and communities. We…

Special edition: SCOTUS rules #LoveWins

There is no doubt that June 26, 2015 will go down as an historic day for civil rights and equality for all people in America. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states! The closing paragraph of the decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, pretty…

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…

Feminist Files: It’s not me, it’s you edition

Mama’s got the magic… of Prozac: New study finds the stay-at-home moms are more depressed than either their working-mom counterparts or working women without kids. They also are more likely to report that they are “struggling,” angry, stressed, and sad. Study authors posit that this is at least partly due to the fact that most…

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…