Support the September 9th National Prisoner Strike

Black Lives Matter | In Other Words Staff|

On September 9th, 1971 prisoners took over and shut down Attica, New York State’s most notoriously cruel  prison. On September 9th of 2016, prisoners in the US who have been  forced into slavery by corrupt politicians and  greedy corporations  will begin a strike …

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

Events | In Other Words Staff|

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

Awesome Books | In Other Words Staff|

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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ABCs of Abortion Rights

Blogs | In Other Words Staff|

In a huge victory, the Supreme Court has ruled that Texas restrictions on clinics that perform abortions are a barrier to women’s health and violate their constitutional rights. The Texas law required doctors who perform abortions to have hospital-admitting privileges and imposed impossible …

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Now hiring! Feminist bookkeeper

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

FEMINISTS AND LOVERS! Are you a left brained number cruncher? We are hiring a part time bookkeeper. 15 hours per week, $15 per hour, deadline to apply is June 1st. Email resume and cover letter and references to Board At InOtherWords Dot Org. …

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Celebrating feminist volunteerism, this week and every week!

Feminist Organizations | In Other Words Staff|

This week is National Volunteer Week! As a feminist community center that is entirely run, owned, operated, and visioned by volunteers, we love and appreciate our awesome feminist volunteers every single day. During this National Volunteer Week, we hear from one of our …

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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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You have the feminist power to help grow In Other Words

Center News | In Other Words Staff|

OMG we have broken $1000 In just our first month! !!! We can not thank you all enough for your generosity and commitment to keeping our doors open, and to keeping our space available to help fight the good fight. Staying open under the …

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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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