All posts tagged "activism"

  • Unleashing the Cowgirl State

    How one woman and her allies are reviving Wyoming’s history of equality JACKSON HOLE, WY – Wyoming has a rich legacy of political firsts. In 1869, it became the first state to grant women the right to...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Creative Peaks: Pattern Prey

    Teton Artlab artist-in-residence protests human-caused catastrophe JACKSON HOLE, WY – Miranda Brandon saw the guy observing her shirt. He complimented her before he really processed the design—the spilled oil, the men cleaning it up and the duck...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Reinventing the Underground, Part 1

    A countercultural exorcism and its missing young participants. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, poet and provocateur Ed Sanders shouted, “Out demons, out!” his arms raised in clenched fists above his...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Legal, Educado & Enojado

    People marched in solidarity with ‘those in the shadows’ while Mead dodged their message. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday about 200 people gathered in downtown Cheyenne to march to Governor Matt Mead’s office with a letter...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Mary, Full of Grace

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mary Erickson recalls spring 2011 as a turning point. It marked the time she understood what her role in the community would be. For about a week, a group of anti-choice protesters from...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • STAFF PICKS

    Best Homegrown comedy I Can Ski Forever Perhaps I Can Ski Forever’s biggest success is how hard it is to distinguish between audience members and fictional characters. Not only is the audience occasionally the butt of the...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • ON THE GROUND: Marching With Suspicion

    Was the Native Nations Rise March just a PR move? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Thousands of Native Americans and allies took part in the Native Nations Rise March in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Approximately 8,000 people marched...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Moments vs. Movements

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – At the time, Erica MacDonald didn’t know what she was a part of. Shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of strangers, she stood at a Washington D.C. street corner for hours on January 21,...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Daughters of Equality

    From Jackson Hole and Lander to Cody and Cheyenne, Wyoming’s women’s marches will be counted among the efforts that helped make history. Jackson Hole, WY — The ongoing headcount for the Women’s March on Washington and its “sister...

    • Posted January 24, 2017
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  • In Pictures: The Women’s March on Jackson

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole was among hundreds of locales, in all 50 states and in countries on all seven continents, where people peacefully demonstrated in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. According to organizers, WMW is...

    • Posted January 21, 2017
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