READING THIS WEEK...
I am fascinated with Andy Cohen. The more I learn about him, the more I realize he's a genius. This NY Times article on him is a long read, but well worth the time.
I've read a few self-care articles lately and these are my favorites:
- Self-Care Will Be More Important Than Ever In The Age Of Trump - Sara Benincasa
- How to #StayOutraged Without Losing Your Mind - Mirah Curzer
Cheryl Strayed's field notes from the Women's March on Washington.
Solange by Beyonce.
WATCHING AND LISTENING...
To get through the election, I binge-watched every season of RuPaul's Drag Race on Hulu. Now I'm escaping my feelings with Crazy Ex Girlfriend on Netflix. If you've never seen it, here's a taste (NSFW).
The day of the inauguration, I listened to the entire podcast series, Making Oprah. It helped. It also reminded me that every thought I've ever had, Oprah had 30 years ago. When I finished the podcast, I watched this surprise Oprah flash mob and cried.
Nashville as the next fashion capital
WHAT WE'RE FIGHTING FOR...
Abortion's Deadly DIY Past Could Soon Become Its Future - Rebecca Traister, New York Magazine
Jefferson Street Art Crawl Sat, Jan. 28, 6pm Woodcuts Gallery / Jefferson Street
Post Card Party Sun, Jan. 29, 11am-1pm Center 615, 615 Main St
No Ban, No Wall Rally Sun, Jan. 29, 3pm Bob Corker's office, 3322 West End Ave
Bawdy Positive Workshop Sun, Jan. 29, 5pm Delinquent Debutantes
Coffee with Clemmons Mon, Jan. 30, 7am Elliston Place Soda Shop
We Are Watching Rally Mon, Jan. 30, 4pm Tennessee State Capitol
Tennessee State of the State Address Mon, Jan. 30, 6pm watch online or on local news station
The Doulas: Reading and Q&A for Nashville Feminist Collective Mon, Jan. 30, 6:30pm 1327 5th Ave N
MoveOn Protest Betsy DeVos Tues, Jan. 31, 12:30pm Alexander and Corker offices, 3322 West End Ave
Nasty Women Nashville Fundraiser for TIRRC Tues, Jan. 31, 4pm The Basement East
The How & Why of State Legislative Advocacy Tues, Jan. 31, 6pm East Park Community Center
Nashville: We All Belong | Vigil and Rally Wed, Feb 1, 5:30pm hosted by TIRRC, location TBA
The Tennessee Legislature goes back into Session on Monday. Committee meetings start on Tuesday. You can see committee calendars and watch the committee meetings online, in real-time, here. For updates on Twitter, follow: