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About Why I Proudly #RocktheRedPump!

Red is a power color. It’s what they use for signs they don’t want you to ignore, because it grabs your attention. Red is also the color of AIDS ribbons. Shoes? Well, they can be fierce, and it’s hard for me to ignore them when they are. When I was …

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Why I Am Wearing Red Shoes Today (#RocktheRedPump)

I am wearing red shoes today because red is my favorite color red shoes are fierce as heck every 47 minutes, a woman tests positive for HIV in the United States. Big things can start in small spaces and with small ideas. Six years ago, I was having a G-chat …

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3 Days and 3 Dresses in LA and ATL: What I’m Up To This Weekend

To my leg hair: parting is such sweet sorrow. You’ve been there for me all winter, keeping me warm. But since I gotta wear dresses 3 days in a row, I have to let you go. Please return promptly, because my winter survival is much harder without you in my …

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My March Madness: SXSW, Red Pump Rocking and Other Stuff

My peoples! I’ve been a bit more MIA than usual here and that’s because I am in the middle of my version of March Madness. The next month is NUTS for me with everything I’m doing and speaking engagements and events so be cool if I don’t post as much. …

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Robin Morgan’s Introduction and My Remarks at the Women’s Media Awards

I won the Women’s Media Center 2012 Social Media Award, based on my work on and with The Red Pump Project. Read my recap of the entire evening HERE. Robin Morgan, co-founder of the Women’s Media Center (and epic superwoman) presented me with the award at the Women’s Media …

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I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because tomorrow (March 10) is National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD)! In March 2009, Karyn (The Fab Giver) and I launched The Red Pump Project to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Our mission is to …

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It’s World AIDS Day! Here’s 11 Reasons Why It Matters

YOOOO!!! So, today’s World AIDS Day, and the issue of HIV/AIDS is hella important to me (see: The Red Pump Project). And that’s why today, I’m traveling to Charlotte, NC for less than 24 hours today! I’ll be there for the 3rd annual Red Pump/Red Tie Affair, held by our …