The Incident and the Peace Rally

Interview with Daniela, Part 1 of 2.

Peace Rally, Thursday, October 3rd from 5:30-6:30 PM, at Donahue School

Transcript:

Steph:                     Okay. We’re sitting in here on a Saturday afternoon at the Fiesta Cafe, downtown Holyoke. … Read more...

Sermon – Bridging the Gaps While We Can

Part 3 of 3.

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Rev L Peterson:                  There’s a finiteness. It’s very clear in this Scripture from Luke today. There’s this reality of our actions and our inactions today yielding a future that has a … Read more...

A Bridge to Connect Them

Transcript:

Sam:                         I low key forgot what we were talking about.

Steph:                     So-

Lindsey:                 You forgot?

Sam:                         I low key forgot.

Steph:                     Low key-

Lindsey:                 You were like-

Steph:                     He low key forgot.

Lindsey:                 Low key.… Read more...

Sermon – Everything About Jesus is Political

Part 2 of 3.

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Rev L. Peterson:                 Everything about Jesus is political.

Everything about Jesus is political.

Jesus turned over the tables of the money lenders. You know that story in the temple? Jesus healed … Read more...

Whiteness and White Fragility: Can We Be Real?

We’re fresh off the first of a two-part training on Responsible Whiteness.

The goal of “Responsible Whiteness” is to enlarge your perspective on whatever racial dynamics you’re involved in or worried about so that you can access and practice new ways of moving so that the same old problems don’t just keep happening. The way to achieve this enlargement … Read more...

Pool Party Part 2 (social media)

(Continued from Part 1)

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Steph:                     If people could get comfortable with that kind of interaction, I think it would give us like transferable skills to solve all kinds of other communication problems, right. Situations where … Read more...

Pool Party Part 1 (interpreting and unions)

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Lisa 1:                     It’s almost like…

Deb:                         This is even like, he opens up the show with a tape from this guy…

Steph:                     I’m recording you.

Deb:                         A tape from…

Steph:                     It was her idea.

Reba:                       … Read more...

Melissa Etheridge at Tanglewood (selected quotes)

We were three or four songs into Melissa’s set when I asked my girlfriend (of the unique 3-year generation born 1980-1982) how she learned about lesbian music. She explained “probably through Women’s Studies” during her undergrad years.

L: “Mab introduced me. She opened a portal.”

L: “And Elliot followed it up.”

L: “…introduced me to Joan Armatrading…”

Melissa was going … Read more...

Braver (Greta’s Song)

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Lindsey: This is a song…this is called Greta’s Song. Do we know the Greta I might be speaking of? Right, and Greta definitely knows how to make some noise. So this was inspired… I’ve watched … Read more...

Healing Turtle Island

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It’s not quite 48 hours since the third Healing Turtle Island ceremony was concluded. I woke this morning from a dream in which I urgently needed to call my mom. It was so compelling, the … Read more...