World AIDS Week 2011

Today kicks off World AIDS Week 2011! Check out a listing of Columbia campus events here, including our panel on Thursday night which is open to the public–if you are in NYC, please consider attending as tickets are only a $7 donation and you will surely be inspired by our speakers, such as the founder…

Post-Thanksgiving

Hey Y’all! I hope everybody had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday filled with fun, food, friends, and family! I just got back to Barnard, and of course did not feel like working on my many essays right away, so I went to Hulu to catch up on some TV. However, I got distracted by the fact…

How to Make a Micro-Mini Zine

I’m going to be doing a zine reading tonight (in the Diana, room LL104 at 7pm) at an event called Meet Me at the Race Riot: Women of Color in Zines from 1990 to Today. As I was folding my zines for the event (which include the mini de-stress zine that we pass out at…

Creating an AIDS-free generation is now official US policy!

Yesterday, Secretary Clinton delivered a speech in which she outlined a vision for an AIDS-free generation. (You can also check out a video clip here). This is huge news, and I hope that the administration will make more similar announcements. If you hope for the same, visit treatAIDSendAIDS.org and sign the petition urging President Obama…

I am gay laughing as I read this.

Domenick Scudera writes about what a day in his Gay Lifestyle looks like.  If anyone can tell me where he got his copy of The Gay Agenda from, that would be great…it’s hard being gay without my own personal leather-bound copy.

“We know we’re being sexist, so that makes it okay!”

The Atlantic recently published an incredible article on the portrayal of women in advertising, basically claiming that when advertisers failed to prove that women are inferior (circa 1950s, there are some crazy ads in there!), they settled with “women are pretty.” Yes, yes we are. But we’re also, you know, people. With qualities unrelated to physicality….

It’s coming y’all…

  Vegetarian Thanksgiving coverage at the Times!!! A full three weeks of vegetarian/vegan autumnal bounty. Tara Parker-Pope, how I love thee.