Inauguration Day Housekeeping

Just a few things to do today & this weekend… ο Unfollow all social media Donald Trump will be using. You won’t miss anything. The media will tell us whenever he whines on Twitter. ο If you’re home today, find something to do while the Inauguration is going on. Don’t watch it. Read a book….

News and action, 12/14/16

The Trump cabinet picks keep on coming and continue to be a horror show. Could be tragicomedy. You can’t write satire like this. Each cabinet appointment represents the exact opposite of what that department should be working towards. Rolling Stone has a good breakdown of each cabinet pick and why they’re no bueno  , as does…

Actions for 12/06/16

I’m behind on keeping track of the develops in the Trump cabinet and such. Or I should say, I’m keeping track but keep forgetting to update here. After it was announced that my own local Congressman Tom Reed accepted the role as vice president of Trump’s transition team, I flipped some tables and took a…

I have no news wrap up or actions today. I cut a chunk out of my finger yesterday and typing is hard. I wanted to share these “Calling Cards” though. Artist Lucy Knisley created these great printable calling cards to fill in your rep’s name and number with a short script and the issue that…

News & Actions: 11/28/16

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect and his transition but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions….

ICYMI Post-Election News: Nov 21

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

ICYMI Post-Election News: Weekend Edition for Nov 19 & 20

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

For Little Activists

This is one of my favorite childrens books to have come out in the last few years. A if for Activist by Innosanto Nagara . Our fantastic library has it both in English and Spanish. Even though it’s presented as an Alphabet Book in board book format, it’s such a different theme than the typical that…

Resources,Info, and Tips for Activism Right Now

Activism right now doesn’t mean you need to attend an on-the-street protest. You certainly can if you like. Protests are important right now, if for no other reason that making dissent visible.Most people are not protesting the election results. They’re protesting the rhetoric that is emboldening hate crimes and discrimination.Protests help activists connect with each other…

links: the voting edition

Two more days. Pre-Election anxiety is up there.   Still Buffering ‘s  latest episode is simply How To Vote. It’s really a great listen for  first time voters and covers all the things you need to know – like don’t take pics of your ballot, ask people who they’re voting for, voter ID laws,etc. I have…

from Gaycation via andreii-tarkovsky I honestly rarely pay attention to my “likes” on the Poor as Folk Facebook page but I can’t help but notice that any time I post anything related to transgender people struggling  with poverty,homelessness,housing and job discrimination  – I lose a ton of followers. “What does this have to do with anything…