I've been talking about arranging a group hiking trip to Borrego Springs for awhile now, and have only been waiting for the weather to cool off enough. I think we are just about there, so I'd like to see who is interested in going out to the Agua Caliente County Park in Borrego Springs the first Saturday of December to do some hiking. The park also has some mineral and hot springs in which we can go swiming afterwards. If you are interested, shoot me an email at [address removed].
The San Diego Feminist Book Group is also a social group open to people of all genders, sexes, and orientations who want to expand their knowledge of feminism and women's rights activism in the U.S. and throughout the world!
We will read promiscuously from a variety of feminist camps like 2nd wave, 3rd wave, pro-sex feminism, anti-porn feminism, Black feminism (or womanism as coined by Alice Walker), lesbian feminism, MTF/FTM transgender rights, riot grrrl movement, third world feminism, radical feminism, eco feminism, post-modernist feminism, women's suffrage, etc. We're going to look at feminism from a big picture perspective and then take a fine-tooth comb and look for the feminism that is hidden under a rock in the corner. No feminist subject will be taboo!
The meetings will be a safe-space for open discussions of different viewpoints where everyone gets a fair chance to express their opinion and no one gets shouted down (unless they're using outright hate speech). Books will be selected democratically with a jury style discussion of book suggestions followed by a secret ballot, so think of a book or two you'd like the group to read and bring it up at the meeting.