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Nothing About Us Without Us

“The subtitle of this zine, “One Queer Fat Gimp Response to Ableism & Fatphobia in Queer Communities,” makes clear its purpose‚ to challenge queer and trans communities to recognize ableism when and where it manifests within radical queer/trans spaces and to make events truly accessible to queers/trans folks of all abilities. 94 more words

Women photographed at pool?

An EM&U supporter forwarded us this copy of her letter to Monash Council:

On July 8th 2014 The Monash Leader reported the Monash Council had spent $69,000 in 2011 on a privacy curtain at the Clayton Pool. 250 more words


Anglican Parish Opens Its Own Post Office

This in via Anglican Samizdat:

In the UK, post offices and churches are both in decline. St. James in West Hamstead has decided – not unlike Canadian Anglican and Lutheran denominations – to pool its decline with the post office’s so they can wither away together.

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"Young people" ...why is it so important to label us?

I’ve heard the cry for “more young people” at just about every UMC event I’ve ever attended, and I’ve seen many blogs post many different perspectives on the relations between young people and the church, but Iona and Taize have their own unique responses to young people. 527 more words

Life Story

Women Authoring Change

In the past I wrote about Hedgebrook. (radical hospitality) And I shared about the women who were there when I was. women writers  And their cook book… 390 more words

Being Human

How can “founders’ status” be “fair and inclusive”?

In May this year we were contacted by a local parent, who is very active within education in Brentwood, who was concerned that changed admission arrangements at one of our local schools made it more selective than a new state funded school was entitled to be. 1,560 more words

When An Opt-Out Isn't a Cop Out; Inclusivity and Event Planning

I’ve been kind of surprised lately at how many people I’ve talked to who were pissed off at a friend or relative for not attending an event they hosted. 1,483 more words