Interview from the Frontlines of Fast Food Global →

Please check out my recent post at Feministing - I interviewed Nicolette Roberts, an incredible organizer from Las Vegas working with the #FastFoodGlobal workers’ campaign.

Ordering for my new concept ep and a free song! →

My project The Monsters in My Bed is now ready to check out!! There is a free track from it for download here. Original artwork by Jeanne D’Angelo. Featuring tracks from Tom Schlatter, Leigh Sabol, Nate Rappole, Andy Spiers and Heather McEntire. Thank you friends!!

Five State Pile Up: The Adults

Five State Pile Up: The Adults

NPL began working on The Adults in March 2013 in North Carolina. Twelve months later, here we are across the country, rehearing in Seattle, Washington. NPL has now brought the development of the The Adults to 5 states within the US. Take a look at all the beautiful places we’ve hung our hats over the last year. 

We had the pleasure of beginning our work on The Adults with a 6 week residency at…

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Archives from NPL’s 33 HOURS Workshop

Archives from NPL’s 33 HOURS Workshop

Last weekend, New Paradise Laboratories spent 33 straight hours in Headlong Studios with a rad group of artists from all different backgrounds. The workshop was led by Artistic Director Whit MacLaughlin and master teacher/composer Bhob Rainey. On Saturday morning, we started with nothing but people. We trained together, ate meals together, partied together, and made a whole bunch of work. By the…

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"That’s a trope you see over and over again in the rare instances when sex workers are acknowledged by policy makers. Like, Since you’re here speaking, you can’t actually be a sex worker — you must be one of those privileged minorities and therefore you can’t actually represent anybody else. That’s something that happens in every movement: The people you see on TV are always the people who can take the risk to get fired for their organizing, and for every one of them there are hundreds of people who couldn’t afford to go on strike that day. I think it provoked the outrage that it did on Twitter because sex workers read it, and were like, You’re basically saying that your views, as someone who has never done sex work, are worth listening to, but not us, who have done sex work, who you’ve decided are “privileged.” It just becomes another reason not to listen to sex workers."
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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Trans Men and Genderqueer/Gender Nonconforming People
January is cervical health awareness month, and NCTE wants to remind everyone that cervical health is a critical issue for trans men and genderqueer/gender nonconforming folks.
An important reminder! Read more here.

Yep - anyone with a cervix should get a Pap test every 3 years starting at age 21. Are you due? Contact your local Planned Parenthood health center to find out.

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Trans Men and Genderqueer/Gender Nonconforming People

January is cervical health awareness month, and NCTE wants to remind everyone that cervical health is a critical issue for trans men and genderqueer/gender nonconforming folks.

An important reminder! Read more here.

Yep - anyone with a cervix should get a Pap test every 3 years starting at age 21. Are you due? Contact your local Planned Parenthood health center to find out.

Baton Rouge!

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