On Being Female in Tech

By Melissa Gartland 8/11/2020 Gender bias in the world of technology. Hardly a shocking new insight, but it blatantly exists and is often shrugged off with “why should I care?” At this stage, few are surprised by the cold, hard statistics that time and time again support that men have an advantage when it comesContinue reading “On Being Female in Tech”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Human Trafficking

By Liz Hensler 8/13/2020 Above infographic from the Polaris Project Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, differentiation between conspiracy theories, sex work, and trafficking, and ways to fight human trafficking.Continue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Human Trafficking”

Stop Saying We Are Experiencing the Same Pandemic

By Wayne Carino 8/11/2020 It is no secret that many people and recent college graduates are laid off and desperately searching for a job due to COVID-19. What many people don’t understand is that the pandemic experience differs across socio-economic groups.  Many may be relaxing at home leisurely applying for jobs at the comfort ofContinue reading “Stop Saying We Are Experiencing the Same Pandemic”

Weekly Resource Round Up: US Voter Suppression

By Liz Hensler 8/5/2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about voter suppression in the US. Read: Block the Vote: Voter Suppression in 2020 (American Civil LibertiesContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: US Voter Suppression”

COVID and the Arts: When the Entertainment Industry Went Dark

By Wendy LaManque 8/3/2020 In January 2020, I was a little surprised when a colleague of mine at the Union (AGMA) asked that we have a meeting ASAP to discuss the potential ramifications of the Coronavirus on our industry.  At that time, I had been focusing much of my energy on sexual harassment prevention, tryingContinue reading “COVID and the Arts: When the Entertainment Industry Went Dark”

I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement

By Ejolee Mitchell 7/30/2020 Like many social media managers in the world, the plans I had for myself, and my work became irrelevant.  All of the content or ideas I had planned for the year were no longer applicable. I had to change my entire workflow – that had been laid out since June 2019Continue reading “I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Mental Health, Race, and Activism Edition

By Liz Hensler 7/27/2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about the intersections of mental health, race, and activism with the lens of the Black Lives MatterContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Mental Health, Race, and Activism Edition”

Should You Ask Your Trans Friend?

By Max Ricci 7/22/2020 Should you reach out to the only trans person you know about your trans related question, concern, or comment? Nope.  Do you want a gold star for reading an article about our vibrant trans community or watching a trans focused movie? Sorry, all out of gold stars.  Should you tell themContinue reading “Should You Ask Your Trans Friend?”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Effects of COVID-19 by Sex and Gender Edition

By Liz Hensler July 20, 2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about the effects of COVID-19 across gender. (With thanks to Mary Ann Kerr, who reachedContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Effects of COVID-19 by Sex and Gender Edition”

Activist Street Art

By Rachael Young 7/19/2020 Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the majority of 2020, you’ll be familiar with the boom of artistic images emerging with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. With murals of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police brutality being painted all over the world, theseContinue reading “Activist Street Art”