Women Are Moving
by Janice Mirikitani There are women who are moving.There are women who have said what must be done: Our grandmothers who carried us on their shoulders, wove memories of prisons/canefields/refugee camps without self pity. Our mothers/mine who stood in a River of Silence snuffed her dreams and stilled her life, incarcerated in World War II internment camps,Read More >>
Bus Stop in the Name of Love!
Artist Kate Haug talks about her Summer of Love poster series for SF’s bus shelters—and one very hip poster in particular, featuring Janice Mirikitani and Rev. Cecil WilliamsRead More >>
Embracing Our Power, Giving Voice to Our Possibilities: Women’s History Month at GLIDE
In honor of Women’s History Month, and on this International Women’s Day, we begin a series of posts focusing on the role of women in resisting oppression and advancing social justice. At a time in our nation’s history when overt, unabashed sexism, misogyny and homophobia are on the rise, encouraged by those in power, weRead More >>
Remember, and never be silent: On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066
As we have seen in recent weeks, presidential executive orders can come swiftly, barreling down on a population with the stroke of a pen. They can have enormous influence, enormous consequences. And, again as we have seen, they can also be resisted by the populace and overruled by the judiciary when they outrage our senseRead More >>