Latoya Takes San Francisco…and a Tweet-Up, Too

The Women’s Media Center Presents

An Evening With Gloria Steinem And Young Feminist Leaders

(Latoya/San Francisco)

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Herbst Theatre
San Francisco, California

6:00 PM

Confirmed young feminist speakers include:

Lena Chen is a sex and gender journalist and blogger (,, organizer of the 2010 Rethinking Virginity conference, and co-founder of Feminist Coming Out Day, a visibility campaign started at Harvard University and now active at 15 colleges in the U.S.

Shelby Knox is a feminist organizer, speaker and writer, and Director of Organizing, Women’s Rights, for She became nationally known as the subject of the 2005 Sundance award-winning film The Education of Shelby Knox.

Miriam Perez is a writer, blogger and reproductive justice activist. She works with the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and is an Editor at

Latoya Peterson is a hip hop feminist, editor of, and tech and gaming enthusiast. She eats pop culture for breakfast.

Moderated by Rose Aguilar, host of — KALW News.

PriceGeneral Admission $29/ Students $15

Racialicious is also hosting a San Francisco tweet-up, “Cool x2,” with Latoya and Lena.  (You just might see Miriam and Shelby there, too. ;-))  The event will be at Tommy’s Joynt, 1101 Geary Rd., just 10 minutes away from the Herbst Theatre.  Swing by around 8:30PM and meet other folks from the R nabe. The bar is wheelchair accessible.