Category Archives: activism

Read & Resist Tucson!

In last week’s Sunday Salon (on my book blog), I mentioned that I was kicking around an idea in my head to get people reading Tucson’s banned books list. I’d originally intended to do a weekend-long event where people could “read-in” and … Continue reading

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I Stand with Planned Parenthood.

This post is part of Fair and Feminist’s I Stand with Planned Parenthood Blog Carnival. This post also has a bit of TMI. Just sayin’. Last week, when the US House of Representatives voted to withhold federal funds from Planned … Continue reading

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If anyone knows if there’s a transcript of this, let me know and I’ll link to it. So true. I only have one memory of being skeeved out after being nice to someone. Lots of people in south Texas smile … Continue reading

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Hello, Henry Cuellar. I didn’t forget you.

Remember how you voted for the Stupak amendment last November? Remember how I called your office and told your aide I’d never vote for you after you pulled that move? Like, never ever ever? And how I said I’d do everything … Continue reading

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Reconsider Columbus Day


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Drop the I-Word

This week, ColorLines and its publisher, Applied Research Center, began a campaign to drop the I-word: illegal. I have a whole page on this blog dedicated to why “illegal” is a term that needs to go, and I’ll be adding this … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

In honor of the last day of Comic Con… As a die-hard Trekkie who hates all but the first Star Wars, I’m loving this: It was taken a few days ago at Comic Con in response to the Westboro Baptist … Continue reading

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