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Keizer, OR Pride Fair Canceled After Doxxing, Harassment, City’s Support of Far-Right

EDITOR’S NOTE: DSM collaborated on this article with Left Coast Right Watch, where it’s published simultaneously. You can support them on Patreon. The far-right’s free speech-killing stranglehold on much of Oregon claimed another victim this month: Keizer Pride Fair.  On May 6, organizers of Keizer’s Pride event announced on their website that this year’s celebration […]

‘This Is Just The Beginning:’ Eugene Stands Firm In Its Fight For Reproductive Justice

On a—rare for this season—sunny Spring day, Lane County residents gathered their signs, mustered their rage and concern, and rallied for abortion and the fundamental human right to choose. As protests, rallies, and direct actions erupt nationwide—along with fired-up politicians reacting to the unprecedentedly leaked Supreme Court opinion—Oregonians step in-line and refuse to buckle under […]

Group Protests in Front of Planned Parenthood for Human Reproductive Rights

On the evening of May 6, just a few days after the Eugene community came together in a major demonstration of solidarity with human reproductive rights, a small, but committed, group of supporters convened in the windy rain—and recurring rainbows—at Planned Parenthood on Franklin Blvd.  The event, organized on Facebook, began at 6 p.m. and […]

Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics Hosts Panel on Houseless Policy and Enforcement

On April 29, a panel titled “How Policy and Enforcement Shape Unsheltered Homelessness in Lane County” was held at the University of Oregon’s Knight Law Center beginning at 12:15 p.m. While much of what was discussed rang true, there were several inconsistencies considering what DSM has witnessed on-the-ground over the last two years — including […]

Eugene Protests for Abortion Rights Ahead of Possible Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Beginning at 5 p.m., the night after a United States Supreme Court draft overturning both Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey was unprecedentedly leaked, the Eugene community came together for a protest at the Wayne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse beginning at 5 p.m. Reproductive Rights Under Attack  The abortion rights protest was […]

REVIEW: Selections From the 17th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon

Editor’s Note: This film festival review includes spoilers.  The 17th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon returned to Eugene and was mostly held virtually this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike last year, the festival’s opening and closing nights—April 1 and April 10 were held in-person at the Broadway Metro while […]

4J School District Wants to Stop ‘Suicide Contagion’ Without Talking About It

Editor’s Note/Content Warning: This article talks about suicide and death. If you, or anyone you know, is considering suicide, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be contacted at 800-273-8255. During the March 16 4J School Board meeting, community and board members alike raised concerns regarding mental health access and suicide prevention within the district.  According […]

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