Monthly Archives: December 2016
Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW
Romanian president Klaus Iohannis has rejected Sevil Shhaideh, the left-wing candidate for prime minister. Shhaideh […] via Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITWRead more
ACTION ALERT: Contact state legislators – support the MA Trust Act, protect immigrants!
This bill is in danger of dying in committee – please see the latest post about this and what you can do to move it out of committee and onto the floor for a vote. (Thanks to the Action Together Massachusetts Facebook Page for this alert!) This is how we will get things done. We must be vigilant and standRead more
It’s an important question: What do I wear to a protest march in January?
Thousands of women are committed to march in solidarity in Washington DC and around the country – on a January day. Here in MA our march will be in Boston and we can expect similar weather. This article has received a lot of attention because women are creatures of preparation. The author has updated it after receiving even more informationRead more
Men who ‘get it’ give renewed hope for the future
.. a guy who volunteers as an escort at an abortion clinic to protect women as they walk past protesters who can be pretty awful as you know, posted this today about an experience he had. He’s given permission to share it. It brought tears to my eyes and i hope you will read it and share it. We are blessed to have male feminist who support us, and who ‘get’ it this way.Read more
Share your New Year’s message with Women’s March organizers!
If you have time at the last minute and can take on a creative project due tomorrow (I learned about this, this morning…) Greetings from the Women’s March on Washington social media team! Next Sunday, January 1st, we would like to kick off the new year by showing the world that the Women’s March is truly a worldwide movement. We’llRead more
Appalling silence can’t mask a gathering roar
(shared with us and published in the Cape Cod Times) By Janet Murphy Robertson An unapologetic disseminator of hate will soon roam the halls of the White House as “chief strategist and senior counselor.” Left to stand, this appointment will be a moral stain on our country and an omen of much more to come. It transforms the president-elect’s campaignRead more
Feminist Scholars: The Election of Donald Trump
A statement from those who study, research, educate, and write about women, women’s issues, women’s history etc. A STATEMENT BY FEMINIST SCHOLARS ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, a sizeable minority of the U.S. electorate chose to send billionaire Donald Trump, an avowed sexist and an unrepentant racist, whoRead more
Updated information – Cape Cod to March on Boston buses
Knit, crochet or sew a cap for women marching in Jan. 21 march in DC
(Thanks to Naomi Keeling of Falmouth for bringing this to our attention!) Help support women marching in Washington D.C. on January 21 by knitting, crocheting or sewing a cap and sending a message! The Pussyhat Project includes a downloadable pdf with a pattern: The Women’s March on Washington D.C. is happening January 21, 2017! The Pussyhat Project launched Thanksgiving weekend! AsRead more
Vigils Protests and Demonstrations: Electors
Unite Now to help stop Donald Trump Free the Electors Show Your Support for our Electors Voting Their Conscience. Join your fellow Americans in putting Country before party.Read more
Updated: Cape Cod March on Boston -Walk in Solidarity Jan 21
UPDATE: Two buses filled, new buses added information here about a tour operator putting a bus together here. JOIN US! On the day after the inauguration, January 21, 12:00-3:00 PM on BOSTON COMMON as we walk in solidarity with communities most affected by the hate, intolerance and acts of violence being perpetrated throughout the nation –communities of women, immigrants, peopleRead more
Community Forum: Threats to liberties, rights and our planet, post-election
Join us for a public forum:“Come Together, Act Together: Protecting Ourselves, Our Neighbors, Our Civil Liberties and Our Planet Post-Election,” Thursday, December 15, at 7 PM in the Hermann Foundation Meeting Room at Falmouth Public Library. This community conversation will address the immediate threats our community faces and what specific responses and actions community members might take locally, working togetherRead more
Women’s March on Washington denied access to Lincoln Memorial — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW
Protestors at the Women’s March on Washington will no longer be allowed to gather at […] via Women’s March on Washington denied access to Lincoln Memorial — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITWRead more
Are you a woman thinking about running for office?
VoteRunLead is running a free Webinar for women who are considering or have decided to run for office. Sign up via Eventbright. More details below:Read more
Our Selfish Loss – December 2017
It is a self-absorbed lament, but the feelings are real and I believe there are many women feeling the same way, especially women of a certain age.We fear this new government will abandon our country’s cultural diversity envied throughout the world; that racism, nationalism, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia will be the forces that control policy and become our foundation. We worry that …Read more