Sell tickets to sm{art} because we've got art!

Thanks to all of you, we've made our goal of 70 pieces of art for the auction next Saturday (October 25)! Now, we need folks there to buy the art you all have so generously donated, to drink the beer that Captured by Porches has given and to eat the cupcakes that Portland gem, Saint Cupcake has... Read more »

sm{art} needs art!

In just 25 days, B-Word is not only bringing Judy Chicago out to Portland for our art auction - we are also planning a pretty kick-ass event that isn't your typical auction. We can have all the fantastic entertainment, stellar goodie bags, great local beer and food, and the best host{ess} around,... Read more »

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... Read more »

Feminist women of classic country at Feministe

Go check out this fun post about classic country feminism over at Feministe. There are some great videos that accompany the post as well. Read more »

I ♥ Sarah Waters

I felt very much out of the lezzie-loop yesterday when I found out that Sarah Waters' second novel, Affinity, has been made into a movie and was the opening night film at Frameline this summer. Now full disclosure: Sarah Waters is one of my celebrity crushes and I think I blew my cover on that fact... Read more »

"Feminist Perspectives in Pop Culture" lecture series update!

Good news for anyone who can make it to Portland, Oregon for the inaugural B-Word/Bitch lecture series, Feminist Perspectives in Pop Culture! We've got three of the four speakers lined up and tickets go on sale next week. Come one, come all! Get the series pass! If you can't be here in Portland... Read more »

Small gifts matter

Revisioning and strategic planning are hard work for an organization. We at B-Word/Bitch have been thinking about this process for months, even years for some folks, but last Friday we formally began this journey and I have got to say, it is going to be a pretty great adventure these next few... Read more »

Summer reading suggestions?

Anyone out there have summer reading suggestions for our on-line readers? Non-fiction and fiction....? graphic novels? essays? bring it all on.  My gal, my son and I are heading out on a roadtrip this Sunday to a little cabin in Montana for a week of reading and relaxing and I would love to take a... Read more »

When is enough, enough?

Over the past year at B-Word/Bitch we have been talking about growing. And doing some growing, too. But within these discussions there are some fundamental questions that not just B-Word contends with, but many, if not most, non-profits. When is enough, enough?  When have we grown enough? How do... Read more »

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