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Cross-posted to Medium The Organizers of the Women’s March on Washington made a call to action for women to strike on March 8th, 2017 in honor of International Women’s Day. The idea was to utilize this recognized day as a springboard for engagement through a wide-spread strike. The organizers’ language follows: “…we join together in making […]

Engaging Tradition Project Director Urvashi Vaid shares her informal remarks below from the workshop on Diversity with Ira Katznelson, Fred Harris and moderator Mae Ngai, sponsored by the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University on April 2, 2012.  CCASD Keywords: Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conversations is a series inspired by the innovative […]

From Columbia Law Professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams, cross posted from the February 6, 2012 issue of the Nation and Williams’ own blog, Madlawprofessor:   “We see what we want to see,” my grandmother used to say. This insight visited me recently after I ran across the mall chasing a woman I thought was […]

From Columbia Law Professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams, cross posted from the May 24, 2011 issue of the Nation and Williams’ own blog, Madlawprofessor: When Dominique Strauss-Kahn first mulled over the idea of running for President of France, he professed concern that his vulnerabilities in the coming election would be the trifecta of “money, […]

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From Tanya Domi: From Madison to Tripoli, the conventional understanding of political order at home and abroad has been upended–turned on its head in a matter of days and weeks since the beginning of 2011. So why is this moment so critical for the future of the progressive LGBT political agenda? I was struck by […]

Rutgers students are way ahead of many of the national lgbt leaders in thinking about how to respond to the death of Tyler Clementi – with a call for justice, not vengeance.  Read their press release below – Wednesday, October 19, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Robert T. O’Brien (215) 704-8938, robertob@rci.rutgers.edu; Lauren Irene […]

The hit TV show The Office, is a franchise.  It originated in the U.K., then came over here to the U.S., then set up a beachhead in France, Germany, Canada (Quebec), Chile, and is now getting its own treatment in Israel, HaMisrad.  The Israeli version has been getting ample media and web attention for it’s gay […]

Not Black By Default


May 2nd, 2010

From Columbia Law Professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams, cross posted from the May 10, 2010 issue of the Nation and Williams’ own blog, Madlawprofessor: Last week, Melissa Harris-Lacewell wrote an insightful column, “Black by Choice,” about President Obama’s having checked the box marked “Black, African American or Negro” on his Census form. As she […]

In May 2002, the New York Post printed on Page Six (the gossip page): “There is a persistent rumor around town that one Mets star who spends a lot of time with pretty models in clubs is actually gay and has started to think about declaring his sexual orientation.” Everyone who knew anything about New […]

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