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 January 1, 2019
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 _ In 2018: #MeToo; Disabled in Disasters; LGBTQ Struggles; Beauty
This Year; Anti-Choice Rallies Fash; Meet the Press Meets the Crisis _


 The Oakland contingent walks during the 2018 San Francisco Pride
Parade on June 24, 2018, in San Francisco, Arun Nevader / Getty Images


 

	* In 2018, #MeToo — and its Backlash — Went Global
 	* 2018: People With Disabilities Dying In Disasters
 	* Eight LGBTQ-Led Social Justice Struggles the Corporate Media
Missed in 2018
 	* The New Beauty Is From Everywhere and Nowhere
 	* Fascists Find Fertile Recruitment Ground in Anti-Choice Movement
 	* NBC’s Meet the Press: No Time for Deniers

 

In 2018, #MeToo — and its Backlash — Went Global
[https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2018/12/14/metoo-its-backlash-went-global/?utm_term=.1ba88d79906a]

By Amanda Erickson
December 14, 2018
Washington Post

Here’s a look at some of the #MeToo stories from this year, along
with what happened next.

 

2018: People With Disabilities Dying In Disasters
[https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-2018-disasters-climate-change-disabilities_us_5c1bc563e4b0407e90784909]

By David Perry
December 22, 2018
HuffPost

When the worst happens, disabled people will die first. The problems
extend far beyond wheelchair users who cannot physically evacuate
through inaccessible areas.

 

Eight LGBTQ-Led Social Justice Struggles the Corporate Media Missed in
2018
[https://truthout.org/articles/eight-lgbtq-led-social-justice-struggles-the-corporate-media-missed-in-2018/]

By Toshio Meronek
December 28, 2018
Truthout

The many queer and trans people who organized around LGBTQ issues over
the past year took up issues that affect marginalized people
everywhere. 

 

The New Beauty Is From Everywhere and Nowhere
[https://medium.com/s/story/the-new-beauty-is-from-everywhere-and-nowhere-c612b9abc87a]

By Joanna Fuertes
November 12, 2019
Medium

Social media is shaping a new global beauty aesthetic, and we’ve
never looked more alike.

 

Fascists Find Fertile Recruitment Ground in Anti-Choice Movement
[https://rewire.news/article/2018/12/11/fascists-find-fertile-recruitment-ground-in-anti-choice-movement/]

By Elizabeth King and Erin Corbett
December 11, 2018
Rewire

Some anti-choice activists know they're attracting neo-Nazis and white
supremacists, brushing off the phenomenon as a left-wing conspiracy to
smear abortion rights foes. 

 

Green Groups on NBC’s Meet the Press Climate Hour
[https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/12/30/far-more-needed-say-green-groups-hour-long-sunday-show-segment-climate-crisis-huge]

By Jake Johnson
December 30, 2018
Common Dreams 
  
"Climate change gets talked about so little on Sunday talk shows,
there's not much appetite for evaluating the quality of this
conversation." 
  
 

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