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Smash it Dead Fest This Weekend - A Benefit for BARCC
This weekend Mass Art, along with two show houses, will host Smash it Dead Fest, a three-day hardcore show to benefit the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (http://www.barcc.org/). The festival kicks off Friday night at 7PM at Problem House and House of a Thousand Smiles, and moves to Mass Art on Saturday and Sunday from 2PM to midnight.
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22 Mar 2011 | Filed under: News / Gender : GLBT/Queer
Sexual Prey in the Saudi Jungle
#1!_AKBAYAN_Walden-Bello_Risa-Hontiveros_Etta-Rosales.jpgHe was an officer in the Saudi Royal Navy assigned to the strategic Saudi base of Jubail in the Persian Gulf. She was a single mom from Mindanao, in the Philippines, who saw, like so many others, employment in Saudi Arabia as a route out of poverty. When he picked her up at the Dammam International Airport in June, little did she know she was entering, not a brighter chapter of her life but a chamber of horrors from which she would be liberated only after six long months.
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02 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Gender : Human Rights : International : Labor : Social Welfare
Skewed and Screwed Revue Seeks Performers and Volunteers
A variety show on a mission!

Skewed & Screwed exists to support the GLBT/Queer community, but it's an inclusive space for everyone.

January's show is music-centric, but we strive for variety. We’ve featured comedy, spoken word, burlesque, live music, magic and more.

A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Transgender Emergency Fund.
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19 Dec 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : Social Welfare
Another World Is Possible, a revolutionary anarchist podcast with a NEW WEBSITE and NEW PODCAST FEED!
Podcast_Album_cover.JPGINTRODUCING:
'Another World Is Possible', a revolutionary anarchist podcast originating in Boston, MA.
VISIT OUR NEW SITE-->  http://AnotherWorldIsPossible.soup.io  
Offering over  63  EPISODES and more than  24  HOURS of revolutionary and anarchist recordings home-made right here in Boston MA, the "Another World Is Possible" podcast is still growing and has surpassed even our own expectations!

With over 2000 subscribers via iTunes, and other social-networking sites we've out-grown our old website.

We will be uploading the George Orwell classic, "Homage To Catalonia" in its entirety by the end of the week! All 14 chapters will be available for download or available to our subscribers at http://anotherworldispossible.soup.io

Here's some of the latest audio recordings we've published:

-'White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" by Petty McIntosh
-Anarcha-feminist essays and spoken word
-Essays by Malatesta, Kropotkin, 'Fire To the Prisons', Crimthinc, and more
-A short story published in 'Rolling Thunder'
-'The god Pestilence" by Johann Most
-The entire book, "Anarchy in the Age of Dinosaurs"
-The book "ABC of Anarchism"
-An excellent article on Security Culture
-letters and poetry from several political prisoners both in Massachusetts and around the US
and much much more...

If you haven't checked us out yet, DO IT NOW at  http://anotherworldispossible.soup.io
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29 Dec 2009 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
Boston Bashes Back Against Exodus: Radical Queers Disrupt Ex-Gay Ministry Training
qbb.pngAt 9AM on Tuesday April 28th, somewhere between 50-70 people came to the iconic Park Street Church across from Boston Common to attend an Exodus Ministries training. Attendees watched a video wherein 'former homosexuals' and 'former lesbians' spoke of the power of god to heal 'sexual brokenness' and restore heterosexual desires to the most fallen of souls. During the 'male homosexuality' portion of the training, 'former homosexual' Jeff Buchanan shared his experience of having turned from his homosexual past, as well as the causes of male homosexuality, which include resentment of male authority and lack of bonding with fathers. This had been going on for quite some time when Jason Lydon, pastor of the Community Church of Boston, whom the event organizers had foolishly invited, stood up and informed the attendees of their culpability in the suicides of two eleven year old boys in April 2009, both prompted by anti-gay bullying.
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03 May 2009 | Filed under: Announcement / Gender : GLBT/Queer
Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles releases policy change for changing gender markers
mtpc_logoplus110.pngThe Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has amended its policy regarding changing gender markers on state issued identification such as driver's licenses or Massachusetts ID.

The new policy requires a person who wishes to change the gender marker on their state issued identification to submit an updated application together with a Gender Designation Change Form, signed by him or her and a medical provider attesting to the gender that the individual considers himself or herself to be. The policy no longer requires a person to submit medical proof of sex reassignment surgery or an amended birth certificate. The next edition of the Registry of Motor Vehicles Driver's Manual will reflect the agency's policy amendments.
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27 Jan 2009 | Filed under: News / Gender : GLBT/Queer : Politics
Coddling of Palin is False Feminism, Disguised Sexism, and Right-Wing Anti-Working-Women Thatcherism
The call of so-called feminists to coddle Palin is really disguised sexism and based on a medieval, male-chauvinist mentality that women are weak and fragile and should be protected. We don’t need an American Margaret Thatcher, an icon and poster child for right-wing policies that harm poor and middle-class working women, the majority of women. It’s time to expose Palin for what she really is.

Some women groups and advocates are screaming that media bashing of Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is sexism. In truth, their call for media and the rest of the public to go slow in critiquing Sarah Palin is driven by real sexism. They are virtually saying: She’s a woman, who have been oppressed, and so don’t bash her, don’t allow the media and the public to grill her and criticize her sharply, like they do the male candidates. Actually, this kind of thinking smacks of a medieval male chauvinist, sexist mentality that said: Women are weak and fragile, so they should be protected, and put on a pedestal.
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10 Sep 2008 | Filed under: Commentary / Environment : Gender : Politics : War and Militarism
Queer Liberation and Anarchist Communism
DSC00140.JPGAs anarchist communists, it is only logical and consistent with our principles in the struggle for a free humanity that we support the personal, cultural, and institutional fight against patriarchy, hetero-sexism, the gender bi-nary system and all other struggles for queer liberation both in themselves and in their intersectionalities with capitalism, the state, white supremacy, and all other forms of human oppression.
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19 Jun 2008 | Filed under: Commentary / DNC : Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
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