Monday, July 20, 2009

"The Sari Soldiers" Documentary Screening

"The Sari Soldiers"
Documentary Screening
and Discussion with
Julie Bridgham, Filmmaker

A portion of proceeds donated to
The Sari Soldiers' Outreach Fund at Women Make Movies

"Captures ordinary women's extraordinary lives and reveals them as important pieces of history. Anyone concerned with social justice, gender justice and human rights should see it."
- Rama Lohani-Chase, Women's and Gender Studies Dept., The College of New Jersey

"It gives new meaning to the words courage and resilience."
- Stephen Holden, The New York Times

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Time: 7:00 PM
Where:In the heart of the Feminist District!
People Lounge, 163 Allen Street, NYC
(Between Stanton and Rivington, F or V Train to 2nd Ave)

Cost: $10 at door (discounted summer rate!)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Repro Health Happy Hour - TUESDAY, July 21st!

The next Repro Health Happy Hour will be next Tuesday, July 21st at
the fabulous Bar Sepia in Prospect Heights BROOKLYN. We apologize for
the late notice, it's been a hectic month! Hope to see you there.
Please pass it on to friends and colleagues.

Bar Sepia
234 Underhill Ave
(between Eastern Pky & Lincoln Pl)

Subway: 2/3 to Grand Army

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Ballot Initiatives: Tool for Reform or Threat to Basic Rights?

Ballot Initiatives: Tool for Reform or Threat to Basic Rights?
Date: July 22, 2009
Time: 5:00 PM
220 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York New York 10001

One of the toughest questions democracy advocates have to grapple with is the role of ballot initiatives - "direct democracy" in our policy making arena.

More info HERE.

Upcoming Events at Bluestockings

Thursday, July 23rd @ 7PM - $5 Suggested
Screening: Marija Tosheva “Rights Not Violence”Please join us for an screening and discussion of “Rights Not Violence: Sex
Workers in Eastern Europe,” a documentary about the dignity and secure of sex
workers in Macedonia. The film is the result of a collaboration of Healthy
Options Project Skopje (HOPS), a Macedonian harm reduction center for with sex
workers and drug users, and Brooklyn-based Witness ( Tosheva is
the program director at HOPS.

Friday, July 24th @ 7PM - Free
Reading: Harvey Milk High School “I Know I’m Not Me”Come out and support the contributors of “I Know I’m Not Me,” an
anthology of stories by students at Harvey Milk High School, the New York LGBTQ
public high school. These first time authors will be reading their lives and
dreams and plans, and sharing stories about love and sex, family and fitting,
tattoos and reincarnation.

Monday, July 27th @ 7PM - $10 Suggested
Discussion: Gabriela Network “A Community of Women”
The film “Very Young Girls (2007, 80 minutes)” is an expose on the sex
trafficking of New York teenagers. Please join folks from the Gabriela Network
( for a screening of the film and a discussion about building a
community of global sisters dealing with sex trafficking.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Next Repro Health Happy Hour

Save the Date! The next Repro Health Happy Hour will be Tuesday, July 21st in Brooklyn! More details soon to come!