We have entered an age of protest. Social media tools allow new ways to mobilize activists into public and private spaces and also provide new avenues for amplifying their actions. The Internet, when used properly, can drive activists to an action — or a worldwide coalition of actions — and then make sure thousands more people see and hear about them after. Using simple tools like hashtags, we can monitor the response to actions in real time in a way never possible before.
|By: Kit OConnell Saturday January 12, 2013 9:08 am|
|By: Teddy Partridge Sunday May 29, 2011 8:01 pm|
If you’d like a chance to lick Harvey Milk’s backside to send a piece of mail, sign the change.org petition right here. More than 9,000 other people have signed.
|By: Teddy Partridge Sunday May 22, 2011 8:01 pm|
Harvey Milk had plenty of comfort to spare for the afflicted, but he damn sure afflicted the comfortable as best he could. Wouldn’t Harvey be horrified at the oligarchy, the plutocracy that sets — and benefits from — almost all American policy today?
|By: Teddy Partridge Saturday May 22, 2010 7:00 pm|
At Friday night’s Equality California’s kickoff event for Harvey Milk Weekend at San Francisco’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center, to celebrate the eightieth birthday of the first LGBT American to have a state-commemorated day, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi assured the assembled A-list LGBT crowd: “I believe DADT will be a memory by Christmas.”