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Kate Savage – Nashville

October 1, 2014

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is the lively story on Occupy Nashville from Tenx9 newcomer Kate Savage. ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81TnriOIV7k

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The Good Things

September 29, 2014

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I’ve been on the hunt for some relief, some silliness, some funky reframing of what otherwise is…here are some of The Good Things. This is probably the most amazing Tolkien book cover of all time. pic.twitter.com/MRGBhHtzMr — Saladin Ahmed (@saladinahmed) September 29, 2014 WOMEN LAUGJING WHILE EATIG SALAD COSPLAY pic.twitter.com/GPdLodm00X — a real dinosaur (@SparkyROAR) […]

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Listen to Hurray for the Riff Raff’s New Song “Everybody Knows”: Premiere

September 24, 2014

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One of my favorite new bands does impossibly cool thing.

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9/25 at EXIT/IN: Turn Up for Turnout —-> Gun Sense Votes Get Your Groove On #Nashville

September 24, 2014

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Turn Up for Turnout! is an event dedicated to gun violence prevention and voting with gun sense. Join us for a night out with live performances by Grace Weber and other Nashville artists. Admission is free for all Gun Sense Voters — all you have to do is click here to RSVP! What: Turn Up for Turnout! A Night […]

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Bracing For A Punch: Or Why I’ve Been a Bad Blogger Lately

September 23, 2014

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Never Not Losing, Never Not Gaining My body is sore from bracing punches. The near-constant rush of dark waves has left me shrill, wordless and unsure. It seems this year has reduced me to a perpetual defensive position, making any agency seem out of reach. It isn’t just me, although losing my grandfather and my […]

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Why Giving Jes “The Militant” Baker $2 Is So Worth Your Time

September 4, 2014

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Originally posted on amanda trusty says:
If you are reading this right now, you are probably aware of my stance on body love, on emotional eating awareness, on stripping away negative labels – you know, all the THINGS. And if you know how strongly I feel about these things, I want you to take that…

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“I’m Not a Feminist, But . . .”: Marxist and Socialist Feminism

September 4, 2014

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Originally posted on The Bookshelf of Emily J.:
We hear people say this all of the time, and yet they often go on to express “feminist” ideas and could identify as a feminist. There are many reasons why people distance themselves from the feminist movement. I can’t possibly explain or guess them all. But I…

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Nude Selfies, Rape Nail Polish, and the Dumb Idea That Women Don’t Deserve Fun

September 4, 2014

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A lot of THIS.

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Here’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Incredible Definition of Feminism

August 14, 2014

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Can Social Media Ease the Shame of Being a Domestic Violence Victim?

August 13, 2014

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I am laid bare. And it has liberated me from a whole host of shame.

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