art, feminism, gah, identity, music

art, activism, feminism, and the possibly impossible coexistence thereof

So there's a big bruhaha (brou-ha-ha? brew-haha? whatever) blowing up in the feminist and indie-arts blogospheres about Amanda Palmer's latest project with Jason Webley, promoted as Evelyn Evelyn (or the Neville Sisters). You can read the history of Evelyn Evelyn here, followed by the recap and Amanda's response to the big dramz here. Basically though,… Continue reading art, activism, feminism, and the possibly impossible coexistence thereof

fights, glbt, identity, love, philly

love is great! repeal 8! and other rhyming couplets

This past Saturday, cities all over the country were host to simultaneous demonstrations against the initiatives passed on November 4th to restrict the rights of gay couples to marry or adopt in several states. Philadelphia was one of those cities, and Donna and I headed in to join the crowd.I was raised to believe that… Continue reading love is great! repeal 8! and other rhyming couplets