More from the "Awful things Missouri lawmakers have said about rape" file: Former Missouri House of Representatives republican George Englebach explained to Democracy Now! there's difference between "brutal rape" and rape of "some girl or lady that was sort of inebriated, maybe a little bit high on drugs or something like that." Oh, and he was dressed as Abe Lincoln. Yes, this was at the Republican National Convention.
The Visibility Project, a national portrait and video project seeking to bring presence and representation to the queer Asian and Pacific Islander communities, who we've featured on the blog, are looking for more folks to participate in New York until August 7th! They'll also be in Portland on August 11th! [The Visibility Project]
Portland update: The 12th annual Portland Zine Symposium is in two weeks! Come support local artists and all sorts of DIY awesomeness!
What have you been reading, musing, raging, or raving about this week? Share your thoughts in the comments!
As if we weren't already psyched by the new Smart Girls at the Party show Meow Meow Music, the channel launched a new web series this week, Ask Amy, where Amy Poehler gives advice to girls. Can someone ask Amy if she'll be our BFF?