A special production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Olympia

Alec and I hope to see this show and I wanted to help spread the word. Theater Artists Olympia is pleased to present ‘Romeo and Juliet’ done with a fresh, intriguing perspective: the title roles are played by two young men.The director, Chris Cantrell, has emphasized that this is not a “drag show,” but a …

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Today’s “Join the Impact” Rally in Olympia WA

Wow! It was a great event. Thanks to Anna and Alec for organizing, and to all the speakers and folks who came out today! See the photos of the rally in Olympia, Washington event via our flickr account here: Join the Impact Nov 15. (opens in a new tab or window) I caught almost all …

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Olympia – Our Nuclear Free Zone is at risk! Please help.

Our Olympia City Council is seeking to repeal our Nuclear Free Zone Ordinance on Tuesday, September 9th! Please take action on this! Here is the press release that went out today: 09/05/08 PRESS RELEASE Supporters of Nuclear Free Zone rally for community show of support The Olympia City Council wants to repeal our Nuclear Free …

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Short notice – tomorrow night – a secret cafe benefiting local activists Katie and Patsy Hutchison

The Twins Legal Defense Fund Presents: Food for Justicea secret cafe benefiting local activists Katie and Patsy Hutchison. Katie and Patsy are being targeted for prosecution, alongside numerous other community members, for their efforts to stop military shipments at the Port of Olympia. Funds raised will help cover legal expenses relating to their case. Tomorrow …

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‘Ascetic’ at Midnight Sun in Olympia.

Alec and I went to the play ‘Ascetic’ put on by TAO – Theater Artists Olympia at the Midnight Sun theater space on Sunday night. Alec had previewed a rehearsal at the director’s house for his weekly theater column in the News Tribune. I was unable to go to the rehersal because it was close …

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Giving thanks – and protesting.

Noel is coming down for Thanksgiving, and bringing his cat Linus, who will meet our new second cat Lulu for the first time. That should be interesting. I have jury duty on Thanksgiving week, and then will be in Washington DC for several days for a national safe schools roundtable meeting – and to see …

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More on Stonewall Youth at Washington Middle School, including my letter to the editor.

Stonewall Youth’s speaker’s panel spoke about bullying at Washington Middle School in Olympia on Wednesday, June 6, 2007. Alec and I attended a school board meeting on Monday, July 11, 2007, along with youth from Stonewall, members of PFLAG and other folks in the community. This letter to the editor was published as a Letters …

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Last July when the Nazis came to Olympia

A year ago we had Nazi’s in Olympia. Not In Our Town is a grassroots media campaign that helps communities battling hate to talk and learn from each other. Not In Our Town: Olympia, Washington Not In Our Town: Olympia, Washington 2 More about these stories at http://www.pbs.org/niot More info at http://www.theworkinggroup.org Unity in the …

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