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[28 Jul 2010|10:29am]

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Season finale of season 2 of FEED... [24 Jul 2009|01:11pm]

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There is a sizzling hot lesbian sex scene...no nudity but not for young viewers nor is it  SFW.

www.afterellen.com/blog/trishbendix/video-feed-21

Catch up on the episodes you missed (featuring Erin Kelly and Guinevere Turner on afterellen as well or at www.feedseries.tv)

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Lesbian gang-raped in NorCal. Investigated as hate crime. [25 Dec 2008|10:38pm]

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Lesbian Gang Raped in Northern CA, suspected hate crime

 

On December 13, a 28 year-old lesbian in Richmond, CA was gang raped by four men who saw the rainbow sticker on her rear bumper. The men approached the woman yelling slurs about her sexual orientation and then hit her in the head with a blunt object. They forced her to disrobe then raped her in the street. The four men then forced her into her car and drove to a private location where they raped her for nearly an hour. After the rape, the men dumped the woman in the street and drove off in her car.

 

The woman sought help from a nearby residence and was taken to a local hospital. The police recovered her car in Richmond two days later.  But for some reason, this brutal hate crime wasn’t released to the press until December 20th.

 

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/12/20/BAV714SBA1.DTL

 

I don’t know this poor woman, but there’s no way she can go back to work any time soon. She’s got to be burning through her sick days. 

 

I want to help this sister out. If you have a little extra cash, consider giving her a little help. If 200 people donate 10$ each, then she’ll be able to take a few more weeks off work and not have to worry about the rent.

 

Community Violence Solutions of Richmond (formerly the Rape Crisis Center) has set up an account for the victim.   Persons interested in making donations should make their checks out to “Community Violence Solutions.” On the memo portion of the check they must write “Richmond Jane Doe.” The checks can then be mailed to:
                                                                            
Community Violence Solutions
2101 Van Ness Ave.,
San Pablo, CA 94806
Attn: Mrs. Joanne Douglas                                                                                                                                                        

                                        

I know not everyone has extra money, especially this time of year. But our sister needs more than just money – she needs to know that she’s not alone.

 

Consider sending her a Christmas card or a Get-Well card filled with kind words. Cards and well-wishes can be sent to the following address:

Richmond Jane Doe

In care of: Sergeant Brian Dickerson
Richmond Police Department
1701 Regatta Blvd.
Richmond, CA 94804

 

Please show our sister that she is not alone.   

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Know any queer rural zines? x-post (if this doesn't belong/breaks rules, sorry; tell me&I'll delete) [20 Dec 2008|12:29am]

angstypenguin
[ mood | hopeful ]

Sorry if this doesn't belong here, but my friend Jenna (a.k.a. trashcan_chica) needs some help:

"does anyone know of any queer zines about living in rural areas or going to rural areas?

any help/pointing in the right direction would be amazing. i went through the whole Queer Zine Archive and couldn't really find anything.

thanks!
jenna b

p.s. i just got a wordpress site, sassyfrasscircus.com!"


Her (AIM) away message also says: "is looking for zines about/by members of radical queer ANTI-URBAN communities, so if you know of any..."

So please comment if you can help at all; thanks. :]

-Beth

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FEED episode 10 "The Family Problem"....violent and intense subject matter [08 Nov 2008|12:17pm]

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This episode of FEED picks up with Maura (Amanda Deibert) stuck under the table inside the restaurant witnessing the attack on Tara (Erin Kelly) with her camera, and Mike (Daniel Miller) trying to figure out what to do.

Again...violent and intense subject matter.




As always, we'd love to hear your feedback on www.feedseries.tv or if you are an AFTER ELLEN member at http://www.afterellen.com/blog/trishbendix/video-feed-10

xoxo
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Any Erin Kelly fans? [24 Oct 2008|03:26pm]

burnandshiver
[ mood | aggravated ]

FEED episode 9--Surveillance

Warning...this one is a bit intense and graphic in nature...

And for those ERIN KELLY fans out there, this is her entrance into the series...






as always I would be so grateful for you to leave any feedback good or bad at:

http://www.afterellen.com/taxonomy/term/3971

or

www.feedseries.tv

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FEED 8 [10 Oct 2008|01:27pm]

burnandshiver
[ mood | cheerful ]

There is language in this episode so be aware it is not particularly safe for all environments...but no sex this go round. ;)


As always, you can view previous episodes at www.feedseries.tv or on After Ellen at http://www.afterellen.com/taxonomy/term/3971

and if you are an After Ellen member I would love, love it if you left feedback for the series on the website. Thank you much!!

Love to you all.
Amanda

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feed 7 [26 Sep 2008|11:30am]

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and things get messy....

as always anyone who is a member of After Ellen, I would love your feedback at http://www.afterellen.com/taxonomy/term/3971

(and if you are a lesbian or bisexual you should join because it's an amazing community and free and private)

and if not, please visit the FEED website and leave feedback at www.feedseries.tv

It means a lot to us personally as this is our baby and we have blood, sweat and tears involved...and as we are trying to pitch it as a feature film right now all the feedback we can get is super, super helpful for potential deals. So help a sister out?!! Thank you. I love you. And at any rate please enjoy. ;)
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new FEED episode [12 Sep 2008|10:44am]

burnandshiver
[ mood | indescribable ]

So, it's time for me to show you another webisode. And this week we are heating things up. (this episode makes me HELLA nervous for obvious reasons...ha ha)

And thank you, thank you for those of you who went and commented on afterellen. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate it!!! Please feel free (and I'll keep loving you for it) to comment on this week's episode at www.afterellen.com/taxonomy/term/3971

Also that link will give you the episode "bad language" free.

Here is the episode: it has language and sexual situations so it's not super work safe FYI.



What do you think?

And as always you can see previous episode on afterellen.com or you can see them unedited at: www.feedseries.tv

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new episode [30 Aug 2008|10:11am]

burnandshiver
[ mood | loved ]

So I posted in here a couple weeks ago about my webseries...and I've had good feedback so I wanted to share the newest episode...and let you know that there may be flirting girls and whiskey in it...maybe. Again, this has lots and lots of LANGUAGE. So if you want to see the bleeped out version simply go to: www.afterellen.com/blog/trishbendix/video-feed-5  and there is a totally PG version there.

And if you are a member of afterellen I would really appreciate it if you would comment on the site. Like love you forever.

And for more information, and all the previous episodes you can either go to the link above or to www.feedseries.tv

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new lesbian webseries [06 Jul 2008|11:13pm]

burnandshiver
[ mood | mischievous ]

If you like The L Word or Girltrash you may like this

the first episode is up at www.feedseries.tv

and here is the trailer:

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[16 Jun 2008|01:55pm]

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The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition is pleased to announce the release of its 2008 GENIUS Survey in partnership with Ernst & Young. GenderPAC works to ensure that classrooms, communities and workplaces are safe for everyone to learn, grow and succeed.

The Gender Equality National Index for Universities & Schools (GENIUS), GenderPAC’s most recent effort to end discrimination and promote awareness, encourages colleges and universities to recognize the benefits of a GenderSAFE campus - supportive equitable and protective for all students. Choosing to participate in GENUIS sends a strong public statement that bullying or discriminating based on the race, sex or gender of a student, faculty, or staff member is not tolerated at your institution

Fill out the survey at: www.gpac.org/GENIUS2008survey, and make sure that we have data for as many schools as possible. Your voice will help us continue to work towards a safe and welcoming environment for every student
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Project to tackle homophobic bullying in school [16 Apr 2008|04:04pm]

qplanet

Hey everyone,
I just wanted to let you know about a new project to tackle homophobic bullying and violence in schools. It's called the School Angels.

I have just finished a music video called "Somebody's Baby" to help bring awareness to this issue. Please take a look at it and let me know what you think.

Here's the link on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3tKcPHRlX4

The official site is www.schoolangels.com.au

Andrew

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this girl [26 Jul 2007|11:32am]

transangel
I met thing girl online, and it turns out we're going to the same college in the fall. She's awesome, she listens to what I have to say, and I do the same for her. I told her I'm scared going into a relationship, and she sounded like she understood. I told her I think anything's possible. I hope I didn't push her awa, though...she's my age also like RENT, and I'm meeting her for the first time on Monday at a local shopping center/theatre/various other things. I'm excited. I'm nervous. I can't wait 'till monday, noon-thirty.
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FUQT conference (Florida United Queer and Trans) [22 Nov 2006|01:38am]

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Is anyone else going to this?Collapse )
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Red Doors [13 Jul 2006|11:23am]

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Red Doors tells the story of the Wongs, a bizarrely dysfunctional Chinese-American family living in the New York suburbs. Ed Wong (Tzi Ma) has just retired and plots to escape his mundane life. However, the tumultuous, madcap lives of his three rebellious daughters change his plans.

Samantha (Jacqueline Kim), the eldest daughter, is a tough New York businesswoman engaged to a prominent young man (Jayce Bartok). Festering beneath her controlled surface, however, is a deep-rooted resentment for being pushed onto the straight and narrow path. As she nears her thirtieth birthday, Samantha begins to reevaluate her career and love life. When she runs into an old high school flame (Rossif Sutherland) during a visit to her hometown, Samantha is thrust into a soul-searching journey that compels her to reexamine how she has lived her life until now.

Julie (Elaine Kao), the shy middle sister, is a fourth-year medical student whose only social outlet is her weekly ballroom dance class. Julie has always been the quiet center of the Wong family storm. However, Julie’s world is turned upside down when she meets Mia Scarlett (Mia Riverton), a movie star researching her next role at the hospital, who sets Julie’s heart aflame. While Julie grapples with the difficulties of dating a celebrity, she also tries to keep her own family from falling apart.

Katie (Kathy Shao-Lin Lee), the youngest sister, is a disaffected high school senior who engages in an elaborate prank war with Simon (Sebastian Stan), her longtime neighbor and nemesis. While the pranks start out innocuously, the incidents rapidly escalate to dangerous proportions until the two finally discover their own peculiar brand of emotional connection.

Before Ed disappears, he decides to re-visit his history through old VHS footage of the Wong family (the director’s own home video footage). The stark contrast between the happier past and the colder reality of the present compel Ed to leave home. Yet, while the Wongs may no longer be able to verbally express their feelings, Ed and the daughters learn to communicate again through the stories and images from the past.
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New HouseDykes Community [08 Jun 2006|06:07pm]

ladiosa
[ mood | excited ]

Hi all,

If it applies to you, please go check out the new HouseDykes Community!

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The 10th Annual Michigan Lesbian & Gay ComedyFest [10 Feb 2006|08:47am]

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The 10th Annual Michigan Lesbian & Gay ComedyFest is on Saturday, March 11, 2005 with two shows at 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm at Dearborn's Ford Community & Performing Arts Centre located at 15801 Michigan Avenue (just east of Southfield Road) in Dearborn, Michigan.

This year's line up includes 5 national comedians:

Poppy Champlin from Los Angeles, Ronn Vigh from San Francisco, Dana Goldberg from Albuquerque, Deey Chaffee from Orlando, and Rene Hicks from San Francisco!

This is an ASL interpreted event. Early seating is also available for special needs.

Same low ticket price of $25/person (in advance) $30/person (at the door, if available)
Shows have sold out in the past with almost 2,000 people attending! Get your tickets today!

Get your tickets online now at www.comedyfest.org

or by calling 313-537-3323 during business hours or by visiting Just4Us in Ferndale, Chosen Books in Royal Oak,  or Common Language Book Bar in Ann Arbor.

After ComedyFest, Join us for the Official After Party at BACKSTREET - only minutes from the ComedyFest!

A great big thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible!

Absolut Vodka, Bud Light, Between The Lines, Metra Magazine and HOUR Magazine!
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[03 Feb 2006|07:17am]

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Hello, my name is Gavin I'm a gay male who lives in a small ass town in Illinois. There is like no one here who can really adapt/understand my lifestyle and EVERYONE here thinks it's a choice,(obviously it's not.) But anyway, I'm single and lonely, but I'm really not looking for anyone, I mean, If someone comes up and its the right time/place/and person I'll probably look into a relationship. Anyway, enough about my personal life... The thing that I like to do the most, for fun would have to be going to concerts/shows. It's always fun to watch some kick-ass bands and meet some new people. I like to shop, and the funnest place to shop for me would have to be "The Alley" in Chicago. It's a kick-ass store, you should check it out. My personality varies, really...most of the time im pretty outgoing, and I can make something dull seem fun. But I can get moody (which adds a little flava to the mix). I'm currently unemployed, I've had two jobs before which sucked but, I'm looking for a new job now. I consider myself a responsible person, very dependable and a sholder to lean on when you need to cry. I'm 17 years old, 18 on valentines day, and about 5'9" 130 pounds, black/brown/blonde/aubern hair(pics on my userinfo page!) Well, that's about it for me. if you add me, I'll be sure to add you back ok?!? Luv Ya's Lots!!!!! ~Gavin~
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This was from my personal journal and I thought I should share it... [07 Dec 2005|03:54pm]

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It's been almost a year since Heroine Films started and a lot has happened. I've been posting updates in communities from time to time, but today as I was sitting here thinking about everything I realized it says something about my, our, generation. Everyone always says that we can't get behind a cause...that we are too coddled and too lazy to do anything. But I've seen something completely different.

Not all of you know the whole story, so here it is in nutshell form:

Heroine Films is a production company started by three women. Mel wrote a script which won the New York International Film and Video Festival, at the time it was called "Heroine". In it's most recent form it is "The Gladdest Thing". Before there was ever such a thing as this production company we were supposed to make this film. We had a cast, a crew and most of our financing. Then we held a reading and to make a long, painful story short some influential people found out that the main character is a lesbian. We are in North Carolina. Our financial backers gave into pressure and pulled out. So we lost everything.
    A year later, Alex, Mel and I were sitting around trying to figure out what to do. How could we get enough to make it? That's when the idea of grassroots struck. There are people who believe in women making art, there are people who believe that a lesbian voice should be heard. There are people who believe in the passion of doing what you believe in at any cost any way possible. So we started a website, made some t-shirts and undies and hit the blogging communities. And we were STUNNED. In the first week we had so many hits we had to get a bigger website to keep from shutting down. We got donations and letters from all over the world. Including sweet high school girls giving what they could from after school jobs and heartbreaking letters from parents of LGBTQ kids who had been put through hell. These people want to do something...want to change something. Some of you who are on my friend's list now I met b/c you were one of the many who touched our hearts and made us cry with your support. It's been beyond incredible. We even had a lesbian screenprinter donate her services to us. And we quickly made a trailer to help attract investors and show the people supporting us what this could be like. An example--if this is what we can do on borrowed equipment with no crew and almost no money imagine what we can do when we are able to make the film.  
    Now we have been lucky enough to get a great deal of the funding from a combination of donations and a production company that has put up a large portion. Not all of it yet, but enough that we are confident that finding the rest is more than possible. We have an article coming out in CURVE magazine next week and we are in talks with LOGO about a marketing strategy on their new network. We aren't where we need to be yet but we are so much farther than we thought we'd be when we lost it all...and our hearts and spirits couldn't be higher. My life will never be the same because I now know that people believe in what I'm doing and want to hear the story we are trying to give a voice. I have even more passion because I know I am not just doing it for me...as cheesy as it sounds...I'm doing it for young girls and young LGBTQ people everywhere...to show that you CANNOT silence us.

-Amanda
          www.heroinefilms.net
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