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Good morning!! Have you called your Senators today? You really should — y’all have so much to talk about! Ali and Carrie have been putting together specific scripts that attempt to get to the hearts of the matters as they pertain to Republicans, so you’re more likely to make a dent in their brains, plus all the facts you need to get your point across to everyone else. Get on it and share these direct action posts far and wide.
You Should Go or Do or Give
+ Hey here’s another thing you can do! Pass it on! Rapid Response Giving re the immigration ban.
Queer as in F*ck You
This is the year to be Queer – with a capital Q. In this climate, Queer includes all us queer folks across the spectrum of sexuality, gender, physical ability, presentation, and anatomical gloriousness. But it isn’t only us. Because truth is, in the current political climate, if you aren’t a straight, white, patriarchy-loving religious zealot, you’re queer too.
+ Be on the lookout for Collectively Speaking, a space dedicated to intentionally centering the journey of QPOC and officially launching in late February. Here’s a little bit of what you can expect!
+ Queer Nature Program Aims to Welcome LGBTQ Community into the Wild. YES PLEASE TAKE ME INTO THE WILD.
Welcome to the Hellmouth
+ This is super important and you need to read and share it: Here’s Why You Should Go Get Obamacare Before They Take It Away, written by someone who’s worked for insurance companies for her entire life. No fucking joke here.
+ ACLU Receives $19M in Donations One Weekend, roughly five times what they usually receive in one year. Holy. Shit.
+ Steve Bannon, Explained. Barf.
+ Trump Signs Exec Order Stripping Non-Citizens of Privacy Rights. I mean sure why not.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ 100 and Counting: A Funny, Moving Look at the Secrets of a Long Life
This is beautiful and good.