A Moses Lake toddler cheers for the freedom to marry.

A Moses Lake toddler cheers for the freedom to marry.

Please enjoy thoughtfully, get fired up by, and/or giggle while reading this week’s pieces from Pride Foundation staff’s recommended reading.

Proposed Helena Ordinance to Prohibit Discrimination Moves Forward

Thanks to great organizing efforts on the ground (shout out to the Montana Human Rights Network!) the anti-discrimination ordinance in Helena, MT will be addressed by the commission in December.

 

Lady Pens

Ellen Schools Bic on their sexist new pens: “Bic for Her”

 

Cat Calls

On Totally Biased they take to the streets to talk with women in New York City about cat calling (also check our Regional Development Organizer Uma Rao’s cousin – Aparna Nancherla – on last week’s Totally Biased).

Hollaback is my favorite resource for street harassment – check it out!

 

Our Very Own Staff Members – On Stage!

Read reviews of Steve Martin, Regional Development Organizer in Idaho in Amadeus with the Boise Little Theater and Jett Johnson, Regional Development Organizer in Oregon in Lady be Good with the Shedd Institute.

 

The World Series: An Office Show-Down

As the World Series continues, Kris Hermanns and Jody Waits compete with light smack talk and ever-intensifying t-shirts for their teams (Kris is a Giants fan, Jody Detroit). Here is ESPN’s take on The 10 Greatest World Series Games

 

Money in Politics

Money is Speech: A Musical History of Campaign Finance and the story behind the song via NPR.

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