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We're already planning what to imbibe this Saturday, October 5 at Tonic Bar with special bartenders, Mr. Hyphen 2013 Sean Miura, and finalists Miguel N. Abad, Nino Pierre-Galang. Test out these Hyphen themed recipes at home or join us this Saturday. Buy drinks, tip your bartender and help raise money for the 2014 Mr. Hyphen winning prize of $1,000 to a non-profit organization.
Today's NFL game between the Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders may be an opportunity to bring about change. Ling Woo Liu of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is one of several voices advocating to get rid of the Redskins' name.
Miss Saigon is a musical about Vietnamese women, who are all
victims in need of rescue from the Third World. It is a musical about
the inherent goodness of flawed white men. Vietnamese men are all
abusive, sexist assholes who are so small they can’t even expand to fit
into two dimensions. Also, mixed race orphans will have it better in
America but that goes without saying. The play is also, supposedly,
about the Vietnam War.
Last week, over 100 women -- including undocumented women, students, faith
leaders, labor leaders, and grandmothers -- were arrested in DC in the largest women-lead protest for humane immigration reform.
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