Rational Government?

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Hi Betty Pages readers! Another month has passed it seems. Taxes are finished and we await the return of our hard earned money. The weather is starting to turn from second winter into summer. Those cute summer outfits that we’ve been hiding in the closet for months start to come off their hangers as we […]

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Astrology


2018, June, Matt Keller

June 1st/29th: Pluto On April 15th 1912 the infamous Titanic smashed into an iceberg and plunged into the cold depths of the Atlantic Ocean. What most people don’t know is that on the other side of the world in a small Korean village now called Mangyungbong one of the most notorious dictators was born. Kim […]


Porn As A Revolutionary (and Local) Act


2018, June, Tara Almond

An interview with Laura Hansen, maker of feminist porn. I met Bellingham’s Laura Hansen on a cold night early in January. I had gotten a call from a friend asking without too much detail if I would come to her home and take photos in exchange for food, wine and vodka drinks. Of course, being […]


Press Release


2018, Bellingham Press Release, June

POEM BOOTH DESIGN CONTEST The POEM BOOTH Board is looking for an artist in Whatcom County (including students) to submit their designs for the POEM BOOTH, a converted poem booth on Forest Street side of the Community Food Co-op in downtown Bellingham. This public art project puts local poets’ work into the community. CASH AWARD […]


Bellingham Tenants Union


2018, June, Robert Ashworth

As the cost of housing in Bellingham continues to rise, some folks have organized a tenants union. It can be found on both Facebook and Twitter. On Twitter the address is https://twitter. com/BhamTenantUnion. The organization deals with landlord / tenant issues as well as advocating forms of city planning that lead to more affordable housing. […]


The Queer Perils of Pauline: A Bibliography Of Queer Film


2018, June, lyle Pearson

[This is part two of a thee-part article, The Queer Perils of Pauline and Priscilla.] In his biography of Pauline Kael, Kellow claims John Schlesinger’s 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday “posed a particular challenge for her,” if not two challenges—not only was the screenplay by Penelope Gilliatt, her co-critic at the New Yorker (each wrote for […]


Ask Terror


2018, June, Tara Almond

Dear ranters, Today is mother’s day and as I browse through all my old memory cards trying to find a photo of little baby egrets to send to my mom, I stumbled across some friends’ weddings I had photographed over the years. Right there, filed between photos of the time I met Senator Elizabeth Warren […]


Rational Government?


Uncategorized

Hi Betty Pages readers! Another month has passed it seems. Taxes are finished and we await the return of our hard earned money. The weather is starting to turn from second winter into summer. Those cute summer outfits that we’ve been hiding in the closet for months start to come off their hangers as we […]


In the Mix


2018, Bridget Adams, June

Forty-nine years ago this month, police raided a club in New York. Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera led a group of angry, scared, fed up drag queens, gays, lesbians, and trans men and women in fighting back. It was the spark that became the fire, and it changed everything. It is the night that […]


Betty’s Corner


2018, Betty Desire, June

June has arrived! We begin celebrations of Pride throughout the nation. This is the month that has been set aside for us to remember the hard work and sacrifice of those who have come before us and battled to the point of death so that we would have the opportunity to live and love openly […]