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The Indigenous Women’s Alliance of South Carolina on Missing Women, Being Heard, and the Best Kind of Ally

Last month, women, queer and non binary folks, and allies across the state gathered in Charleston to rally for electoral justice in honor of civil rights activist, Septima Clark. Representing indigenous women was a contingent from the newly-formed Indigenous Women’s Alliance of South Carolina, including Kathleen Hays and Terence Lilly Little Water. Here, they’ve graciously … [Read more…]

A Ten-Song Take on Fierce Afrofuturist Feminism

Janelle Monae (photo by Thomas Böcker via Creative Commons)

  As we continue to add music to Unsweetened’s Playlist for a Feminist Future, I have been struck by the feminist musical moments happening right now. It’s easier than ever before to immerse yourself in art made by women and gay, queer, and trans folx, asserting their own vision of self and equality. One of … [Read more…]

Y’allentine’s Day is the new Valentine’s Day – and there is so much more dancing

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With so much excitement surrounding tomorrow’s Y’allentine’s Day dance party, we thought we’d to the source and ask some Hoechella folks for more details. Here’s what Page, Nicole, Kari, and Brittany had to say about a brand new holiday that invites everyone celebrate.   Tell us about Y’allentine’s Day? Y’allentine’s Day is a pre-Valentine’s day dance party that celebrates all healthy … [Read more…]