From Portland, OR to Standing Rock: #NoDAPL – Water is Life

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Join In Other Words Feminist Community Center and a coalition of social justice groups in Portland on Tuesday November 15th for a national day of action in solidarity with #NoDAPL. We will gather and rally in solidarity with the Water Protectors at Standing …

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Celebrate Pan-African Women’s Day this August 27th

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Pan-African Women’s Day is a celebration of the militancy, brilliance, and power of the African women, girls, and femmes leading the global struggle for African revolution. From Portland to Accra, African women, girls, and femmes are leading the work as our people fight …

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Young Adult literature at In Other Words Feminist Community Center

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YA @ IOW Young adult literature isn’t just for young adults anymore! In recent years, more and more adults have been rediscovering the pleasure that is YA literature. These stories, written about teenagers, tend to be fast-paced and plot-driven, and address universal themes …

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Know Your Rights workshop with PFLAG Portland Black Chapter

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Police Profiling is Banned in Oregon. Now What?   In 2015 lawmakers passed a bill that bans profiling by law enforcement agancies in Oregon. The End Profiling Bill also created a complaint process to report interactions with law enforcement and hold individuals and …

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ANNIVERSARY OF ROE V WADE: Girl in the River by Patricia Kullberg (and a chance to meet the author)

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Title: Girl in the River  Author: Patricia Kullberg  Genre: Historical feminist Fiction  Date released: August 20th, 2015  Published by: Bygone Era Books, Ltd.  Length: 340 pages  Her pimp wants her dead, a hooker wants her heart, and the DA just wants her … …

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Dirty Queer 9 year anniversary (the last one)

DIRTY QUEER 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY: THE LAST ONE EVER! JANUARY 8 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM $5 donation at the door   As masterfully written by Dirty Queer MC Sossity C: it’s our anniversary!!! nine beautiful, sexy, smart, brave, loving, creative, resourceful …

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Pedalpalooza: Feminist Superhero Bike Ride!

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“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel.”  –Susan B. Anthony, 1896 …

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Portland Feminist Meet Up: April 2015 recap!

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Bring Your Own Brunch (BYOB) Portland Feminist Meet-up is a discussion and community-building gathering for feminists in the Portland Metro Area. Each month is a different discussion topic, and each month brings new refreshing feminist energy to In Other Words.  The gatherings have …

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5 Indie Hipster Things to Do in Portland

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Thanks to feminist blogger Shannen Roberts for including us in this blog post about 5 feminist things to do with your Portland weekends!


Pudge PDX Bookworm Photoshoot

And Then It's The Weekend! | In Other Words Staff|

In case you missed it, here’s the incredible “Bookworm Photoshoot” done recently by Pudge PDX at In Other Words Feminist Community Center. Bookworm Photoshoot! Pudge PDX is all about body empowerment and they have an uplifting message which you can learn more about and …

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