It’s been a tough week for those of us who couldn’t go along with our President-Elect on any of his tenets. Racism, misogyny, xenophobia, and hate seemed to win the election. But I am not ranting today. Instead, if any of you want to try to do something right now to help offset what we just elected, here are some options:

The image above is for those of you who want to go with the safety pin, but feel just wearing one isn’t enough. This image was created by my artist friend, Amy Sherman, and it is available on an assortment of products in my online shop, All proceeds from these products go to The American Civil Liberties Union. http://www.cafepress.com/notexactlypicasso

Here are some other worthy organizations you can join/donate to:

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund https://dredf.org/

Lambda Legal http://www.lambdalegal.org/

NAACP http://www.naacp.org/

NAACP Legal Defense Fund http://www.naacpldf.org/

Native American Rights Fund http://www.narf.org/

Southern Poverty Law Center https://www.splcenter.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project http://srlp.org

Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights http://theyoungcenter.org/

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network https://www.rainn.org/

Do something. It will help you heal. I want to thank my friend Amy Shumacher Kawa for helping me with this wonderful list.


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