A dancer, identified as Roberta Busby, was set on fire outside of the club where she worked (h/t Renegade Evolution). Feministe has information on what you can do to help, including links to photos of the suspects of this vile crime and where you can send money to help.
From the Courage Campaign, please watch the video “Fidelity”, and then sign the letter to the Supreme Court, asking them to invalidate Prop 8. I will warn you, the video “Don’t Divorce Us” is blubtastic. The deadline for this is Valentine’s Day.
Via Shakesville, take some time to write to the ASA, and Virgin to tell them that sexism and lack of diversity doesn’t make for an edgy or classy ad (“25 Years, It’s Still Red Hot”). Calling it “retro” doesn’t excuse the misogybag of ass hat-tasticness in this. Complete w/ fat shaming and disembodied girl parts, I only need some ablism to have a bingo!