Marissa Alexander: Survived and Punished

Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence who was sentenced to a 20 year mandatory minimum sentence for firing a single warning shot into the ceiling. Learn about her story and the creative organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, prisons, race, violence

Joan Little – Survived and Punished

Joan Little was the first woman acquitted of murder on the grounds of of self-defense against sexual violence. Learn about her story and the global organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, prisons, race, violence

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Barnard Students Read Coretta Scott King’s Letter

Barnard students read the letter by Coretta Scott King that Senator Elizabeth Warren was blocked from reading during the Senate confirmation hearing of Trump Attorney General Jefferson Sessions.

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democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, race

Dean Spade: CLAGS 2016 Kessler Award Lecture

"When We Win We Lose: Mainstreaming and the Redistribution of Respectability"

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activism, economic justice, gender, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Scholar and Feminist Online: 13.2
Spring 2016

Navigating Neoliberalism in the Academy, Nonprofits, and Beyond

Soniya Munshi and Craig Willse

This issue of S&F Online looks at the nonprofit and the university as two key sites in which neoliberal social and economic formations are constituted and contested. Emerging out of a 2009 meeting at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting convened by Munshi and Willse and drawing on the theoretical and historical models articulated by INCITE! Women, Gender Non-conforming, and Trans People of Color Against Violence, the collection asks: What are the possibilities for transformative politics given the capacity of neoliberal capital to incorporate, absorb and/or neutralize demands for social justice?

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academy, activism, economic justice, education, gender, immigration, intersectionality, labor, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race

BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall
Apr 20, 2016 | 12:00PM

Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies: Queer Precarity and the Myth of Gay Affluence

Amber Hollibaugh

ABOUT THE EVENT Queer precarity is a reality. As the wealth gap continues to grow, LGBT/Q people struggle with increasing hardships and economic crisis, alongside the majority of working-class and poor Americans. Economic precarity has necessitated new forms of labor organizing, including worker centers and union–community partnerships. But the particular struggles of queer and gender […]

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activism, class, disability, economic justice, gender, labor, policy, politics, queer, race, sexuality

Murphy Institute
Jan 23, 2015 | 9:00AM

Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies: Impacts of Economic Injustice on LGBTQ Communities

As part of the ongoing Queer Survival Economies project spearheaded by Amber Hollibaugh, this conference works to make visible queer economic realities and survival strategies. Tracks and sessions will include queer perspectives within poor and low-income communities, immigration, the state, and transnational flows of labor; the invisibility of the many queer people working in industries […]

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, immigration, intersectionality, labor, policy, queer, race, sexuality

Dare to Use the F-Word
Jun 23, 2014

Red River Women’s Clinic

Released Jun 23, 2014

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 12) In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, Carly Crane '15 interviews 27-year-old Caitlin O'Connell, site coordinator of the Red River Women's Clinic, the only legal abortion provider in all of North Dakota. Caitlin shares with us the challenges of facing anti-abortion protestors and legislation, and how reproductive rights intersect with other economic developments in the state.

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activism, policy, reproductive justice, sexuality

New York City in the World

Panel at the For the Public Good Conference. Panelists include Ana Amuchástegui, Sealing Cheng, Louis Graham, Kerwin Kaye, Mark Padilla, and Mario Pecheny. Moderated by Elizabeth Bernstein.

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activism, class, economic justice, education, environment, health, human rights, labor, policy, prisons, queer, race

Ta-Nehisi Coates – Black Boy Interrupted: American Plunder and the Incomplete Life of Jordan Davis

Keynote address at the For the Public Good Conference.

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activism, class, economic justice, education, environment, health, human rights, labor, policy, prisons, race

Exploring the Public Good in NYC

Panel at the For the Public Good Conference. Panelists include John Blasco, Nico Fonseca, Ede Fox, and Robert Hawkins. Moderated by Gail Cooper. Introduced by Lee Bell.

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activism, class, economic justice, education, environment, health, human rights, labor, policy, prisons, queer, race

Reina Gossett + Dean Spade: “No One is Disposable” Online Discussion

Online discussion exploring prison abolition as a political framework and a key issue for those committed to supporting trans and gender-nonconforming people.

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activism, gender, human rights, policy, prisons, queer, race, sexuality, transgender, violence