Thursday, May 30, 2013 Record Room 8 NE Killingsworth Street Portland, OR 97211 Please join a few good women of the PDXX Collective for their first-ever reading (!) and support a woman-owned business. The reading will begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude before 9:00. (Note: Feminism will be making an appearance.) Treats will be served […]
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About a month ago, several of us responded to VIDA‘s report on the rates at which major U.S. literary and news publishers feature women and men writers. We should not have been surprised to see that the majority of writers in major publications are men, but the figures were discouraging nonetheless. Lest feminists from either […]
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“Women have sat indoors all these millions of years, so that by this time the very walls are permeated by their creative force, which has, indeed, so overcharged the capacity of bricks and mortar that it must needs harness itself to pens and brushes and business and politics.” — Virginia Woolf :::::: Today, March 8th, 2013 […]
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If you’re Elissa Bassist, good fodder for some future story might include your apartment building catching on fire, being on Vicodin for a month (due to a back injury that was incurred after attempting a back flip “like the one Robyn does in the “Call Your Girlfriend” video), and sequestering yourself away from contact with […]
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Four years ago on Election Night, I was in Washington, D.C. watching the election votes be quickly tallied up and the election handed to Barack Obama. I was at an election night party hosted by the Human Rights Campaign at the Capitol City Brewing Company, an overpriced brew pub that used to be located right […]
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Almost everyday I feel at odds with myself. the green in me – the growth turned envy, casts its heavy shadow on my womanhood What image in the distance haunts my femininity? Is it the graffitied billboard on Burnside? or the free Panasonic Television stuck on “E” ? I am hungry, somewhat starving… And I […]
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