Digital Sisterhood radio – Online Feminism episode

Thursday, Dec. 16th, I’m going to be on a radio show on Feminism Online, hosted by Ananda Leeke as part of her month long Digital Sisterhood project. The show will air on Dec. 16, Digital Sisterhood Radio, from 9:00 pm EST to 10:00 pm EST on Talkshoe.com: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015. Eight amazing fierce feminist panelists have confirmed … Continue reading “Digital Sisterhood radio – Online Feminism episode”

Geek Lab at BlogHer 09: Hold my hand please!

Can’t wait for BlogHer! I’ll Be Geeking Out Mostly I’ll be in the Geek Lab area, so look for me there and say hi! Lately I’m having a little trouble with mobility even in my ultralight wheelchair, so I will be asking people for a push or a holding-hands tow, whenever I can! If you … Continue reading “Geek Lab at BlogHer 09: Hold my hand please!”

The Planet of Swears

I’m writing some RSS feed scraper programs and while playing around with that, set up an install of Planet feed reader. It was very funny to see on the one hand, lots of people blogging or writing things like “Oh, this doesn’t even need setup, just unzip it and you’re basically done” — and the … Continue reading “The Planet of Swears”

Access Sex: panel at SexTech conference

The Access Sex panel on sex education, sexual health, and people with disabilities was just beautiful. Panelists: Cory Silverberg (http://sexuality.about.com/mbiopage.htm), Bethany Stevens (Morehouse School of Medicine), Liz Henry (BlogHer), Jen Cole (GimpGirl) Cory Silverberg opened by asking some questions about who was in the audience. Our audience was full of public health workers and health/sex … Continue reading “Access Sex: panel at SexTech conference”

Sex:Tech talk on Sex and Disability (Access Sex)

Here are my notes for a panel on Sex and Disability coming up this afternoon at Sex:Tech 2009 in San Francisco. It’s a conference for health workers and sex educators. I’ll post my report on the conference and the panel later this week, but here’s what I’d like to cover today. What should you know … Continue reading “Sex:Tech talk on Sex and Disability (Access Sex)”

SXSWi: Ending Racism with Social Media

Thank you again to Nalo Hopkinson for fixing up my very, very rough transcript! (Nalo I can’t believe you just did that.) And thanks to all the panelists and participants for a great SXSWi session. ****** Can Social Media End Racism? LaToya Peterson (Racialicious), Kety Esquivel (CrossLeft, NCLR), Phil Hu (Angry Asian Man), Jay Smooth … Continue reading “SXSWi: Ending Racism with Social Media”

SXSWi: Fighting online misogyny panel

Thank you!!! times a hundred to Nalo Hopkinson who just now took my rough live transcript and cleaned it up and emailed it back to me so I could post it. Thank you Nalo! You rock so hard. *** That’s Not My Name: Beating Down Misogyny Online Panelists: Cecily Walker (Cecily.info), Ann Friedman (Feministing), Amanda … Continue reading “SXSWi: Fighting online misogyny panel”

Talking at ETech this Thursday: DIY for People with Disabilities

I’m going to be speaking at ETech in a couple of days about technology, culture, and disability/access invention. I’m all fizzy with enthusiasm and can’t wait to give the talk and see what people about afterwards! If you’re curious, Here’s the talk description, and I’ll put slides up on Thursday or Friday. Wheelchairs aren’t any … Continue reading “Talking at ETech this Thursday: DIY for People with Disabilities”

My tiny adorable flowered computer!

I got an HP Mini Vivienne Tam edition to review a few days ago, and I’ve used it so far for blogging, surfing, email, IM-ing, and writing up my thoughts in Notepad. Here’s my preliminary review based on four days of casual but heavy use. This is a good computer for a blogger or a … Continue reading “My tiny adorable flowered computer!”