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Bitch + make/shift at the Echo Park Film Center

If you live in Los Angeles, please join the Make/shift Collective, me, and lots of others for a film/video screening followed by a participatory discussion about contemporary feminisms, privilege, power, difference, and so much more...

When: Thursday, September 25, 8pm-10pm

Where:  Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N Alvarado St. (at Sunset)

Please spread the word; it's going to...

And speaking of t-shirts

H/T to Samhita at feministing...

Big news in the world of hipster clothing: American Apparel launches new "Afrika" collection!

(If you're unfamiliar with the shadiness that is American Apparel, go here, and here.  Or here, or here... I'm sure there are many, many more.) 

 

When people start making their own campaign shirts, things get plain scary.

I just can't resist having a little design critique of the various shirts found on Café Press.

New call for submissions and theme list posted!

Some of you have been asking when we're going to post the list of themes for upcoming issues — we know the call for Noir submissions was starting to get a little sad-looking there, all by its lonesome. Well, ask no more: The new themes are now posted in the Contributor's Guidelines section — so come on and make with those submissions! We'll be waiting...

Because apparently corn syrup needs defending

This one, too…

Fall means.........time to host a house party for Bitch!

I don't know about you but I do believe nothing screams Fall like house parties! And what is even more Fall-like than hosting a house party to support Bitch? 

I know I don't need to do much convincing on this, because we have such loyal supporters, but hosting (or co-hosting) a house party is crucial to helping us reach our fundraising goals, getting the word out about independent,...

Gender Blender: Male privilege

Longtime Bitch contributor Jake Anderson-Minshall and Rebecca Nay are co-hosting a new radio show called Gender Blender, which aired this week on KBOO, our local community radio station here in Portland.

The pilot episode explores the issue of male privilege and features perspectives from Portland community members, Rej Joo, Shira Tarrant, editor of Men Speak Out:  Views on Gender, Sex...

Samantha Bee

Just so you all don't think I don't love and support our gal-comics on this side of the pond, I thought I'd share this. You may have already seen this if you have cable—but Samantha Bee of The Daily Show does a great bit with Stewart about her reaction as a woman to McCain's choice of Palin for VP. If you haven't seen it, hold out for her closing line—brilliant!

PS: I had to put a long...

More on journalism crackdowns

Because again, it's critical that everyone who values independent publishing know what independent journalists are up against... 

By Tim Karr at the Huffington Post:  

In St. Paul this week, a new generation of media makers is under assault by the city's mayor and law enforcement officers.

These local officials think freedom of the press is a privilege that extends only...

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