Gender Realities and the Peace/Progressive Movement 8/27/16

Understanding of gender in general, and in the progressive/peace movement in particular, has evolved to include not just women and men, but to also include LGB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual) people, transgender people, and intersex people, including the expansion of women’s issues and community to include transgender and intersex women.

Green Party of Suffolk Demands LGBT Legislation

Green Party of Suffolk Urges NY State Senate to Move Forward on Pro-LGBT LegislationThe Green Party of Suffolk County, NY is adding their voice to those calling on the NY State Senate to stop blocking two pro-LGBT bills so that they may see a vote. We ask all who feel LGBT individuals deserve equal rights […]

SALT book: Vulnerable Populations, Economic Realities

Carolina Academic Press is about to publish VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER, a collaboration between SALT and Golden Gate University School of Law.  Publication is anticipated in mid-March. The essays included in this volume began as presentations at the March 19–20, 2010, “Vulnerable Populations, Economic Realities” teaching conference organized and hosted […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY) Decries NYS Senate Defeat of Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Secrets of Gender-Blind Casting

Pre-performance interview with actress Beth Gwara and Director, Dr. Kathy Curtiss of Macbeth. Includes discussion of: feminism; gender blind casting; color blind casting; and Cate Blanchett’s performance as Bob Dylan in “I’m Not There”.

Gender Issues in Social Movements 3/3/10 7p Bay Shore

On Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature will feature Cynthya BrianKate and John Schindler speaking about “Sex & Gender Minorities Within The Progressive Movement.” For the March 2010 gathering, the Babylon Green Party will meet at Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk, 28 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, Long […]

Hard-hitting gender story about Caster Semenya situation

KW: I have excerpted the story from The Root/repost at Reclaim the Media below about Caster Semenya and gender testing. The story itself is even more controversial. One thing is that the article seems nearly cruel, in naming the ugly ideas that other people have about Caster. Difficult to decide in a situation like this: […]

Caster Semenya: Sports, gender identity, privacy

Quick summary: When track athlete Caster Semenya started standing out as a competitor, and as someone who looks different, The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) asked her to submit to a gender test. The testing takes awhile, so it was an ongoing controversy as Semenya won a gold medal. My thoughts: It is an […]

Lavender Greens: anti-bias bill must cover transgender Americans

Lavender Greens endorse version of Employment Non-Discrimination Act that includes protection on the basis of gender identity The Lavender Caucus of the Green Party of the United States has joined the United ENDA coalition and has endorsed the passage of House Bill 2015, the fully inclusive version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). “By joining […]

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