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Beyond the Bathroom

As part of a studio capstone for my master of urban planning program (and in partnership with the non-profit, Hollaback!), six others and I have developed a report entitled "Beyond the Bathroom: gender-inclusive planning for public spaces." [more inside]
posted by lunalaguna on Jul 20, 2016 - 2 comments

PrEP Facts for Women Discussion Group

A place for both cis and trans women to learn from other cis and trans women about PrEP and Sexual Health! [more inside]
posted by Sophie1 on Jun 10, 2016 - 1 comment

Women in Comics

As this comment went over well, I decided to make a longer, annotated list of women in comics, worldwide. Though I started with comics I like, I did some research to find stuff I didn't know about, and I'd love to hear suggestions for more. There are currently about 220 entries. [more inside]
posted by zompist on Jan 27, 2016 - 5 comments

12 Awesome Women of the Stage

12 Awesome Women of the Stage (You've Never Heard Of) is published as the third in a series for 10-13 year olds. It is the third in a series which highlights the achievements and legacies of women that young people may never have heard of. It takes a look at the lives and careers of women both on the stage and behind the curtain. JumpMag (the publisher) is an advertising free, girl-positive environment, which aims to create opportunities for young people and provide role models for young women. [more inside]
posted by Augenblick on Nov 16, 2015 - 0 comments

TRANNYBOT 5000

A short, satirical film about trans misrepresentation in the media. (TW included on YouTube page.) All trans girl soundtrack featuring Hearken!, Jenna and the Pups, Ex. by V., Femmepire and Haley Paille. Enjoy.
posted by Toby Dammit X on Feb 2, 2015 - 1 comment

Parsing reports on murdered and missing indigenous women

Yesterday, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released its long-awaited report on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women in BC and the rest of Canada. I live-tweeted my reading of it, along with moderate extra commentary and clarifications.
posted by Lemurrhea on Jan 13, 2015 - 1 comment

IGNITE: Women Fuelling Science and Technology

IGNITE aims to highlight women and girls working in STEM in various ways - as developers, artists, activists, community organisers, educators, and much more. We're also collecting #BeTheSpark stories on how you got interested in STEM, so if you have a story to share please contribute!
posted by divabat on Nov 19, 2014 - 0 comments

Hopefully bringing some good out of the tragic kidnappings in Nigeria

I was horrified when I learned about the 276 female students who were kidnapped (some raped, some killed, all survivors to be sold into forced "marriage") in April. I built this site to encourage people to donate to build a school in rural Africa, in a community that supports the idea of women learning. Some problematic bits about it, but the whole situation is so dark, I wanted to see if I could help something good happen.
posted by Alt F4 on May 9, 2014 - 0 comments

Amorphia Apparel's Badass Women of Science

To celebrate Ada Lovelace day on Oct 15th, which celebrates women in science and technology, I've expanded my selection of science themed t-shirts featuring women and collected them all (new and old) on one handy page. Since I know many of them aren't household names I've added a brief overview of each woman's best known accomplishments when you mouse over each design. Hope you like 'em!
posted by Jezztek on Oct 13, 2013 - 2 comments

Tiny Fix Bike Gang

Tiny Fix is a bike gang run by female fixed gear cyclists under five-foot-two who work on making Chicago’s bike scene more inclusive and, more importantly, way more fun. We blog at tinyfixbikegang.com, organize bar nights and group rides, volunteer for bike events, and throw alleycat races that anyone can ride. [more inside]
posted by misskaz on Sep 19, 2012 - 2 comments

DIY Edible Bouquets

Free tutorials on how to make edible bouquets - candy bouquets, cookie bouquets, and fruit bouquets... Photos and instructions make the process easy. Kids will love to participate in making edible bouquets. You can suprise your friends and family with unique gifts this holiday season. Get inspired at EdibleCrafts.com
posted by veta7 on Oct 21, 2010 - 3 comments

Chance Ranch

Two girls in Central Texas. Chickens, garden, rabbits; doing our best to work toward self-sufficiency and learning a lot along the way. Local food, local love. [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Jun 22, 2010 - 7 comments

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