written today: stop

Stop Stop in the middle of what you were saying. In the middle of what you were doing, of what you were about to do –just stop. Say, do, nothing. For once let everyone everywhere stop. Let there be just silence and intention. Stop birds, band-leaders, lovers and politicians. Undam the rivers and let everyone … More written today: stop

Kickstarter Thinks Redditor’s Creepy Dating Book Is ‘Abhorrent,’ But Declines to Remove It

Originally posted on Betabeat:
(Screenshot: Kickstarter) In a statement provided to Betabeat, the powers that be at Kickstarter announced that they will not be taking down the project for Redditor Ken Hoinsky’s dating advice book, which contains unsettling suggestions for how to treat women, including “grab her hand and put it right on your dick.”…

On kickstarter, rape guidebooks and why women are not a game

Dear Kickstarter (warning triggers) by G.L. Morrison (Notes) on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10:24pm   Today some artists I admire pulled their CD from the crowd-source funding site Kickstarter as a form of protest against a vile project also using the site. S. Bear Bergman, the trans activist/writer had this as his status FB message: “Hey Kickstarter, … More On kickstarter, rape guidebooks and why women are not a game

The Cost of Activism

Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Rosenbergs’ Executions                 On Sunday, June 16, 2013, the RFC commemorated the 60th anniversary of Ethel and Julius Rosenbergs’ executions with a benefit event at The Town Hall in New York City, entitled, Carry it Forward: Celebrate the Children of Resistance.  (Pictures of the cast members are above.) Robert Meeropol also is marking today with … More The Cost of Activism