I'm sure this past summer already proved that you don't mess with Austin feminists...but some people don't pay attention, so one local bar had to learn that lesson this weekend the hard way.
Mini Bar in downtown Austin had this outside their door:
|[Image text: Chalkboard sidewalk sign that reads, "I like my beer like I like my violence: Domestic."]|
|[Image text: same sign now reads, "$1 of every domestic beer sold will to toward the NCADV in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month."]|
This small but important event over the weekend highlighted for me how happy I am to live in a city where they type of messaging is not mindlessly tolerated. It's just amazing to me how quickly people rallied and went to the bar management. Of course, I realize that Austin is not perfect, but it really is comforting to know that the feminist community here is so vibrant, vocal, and active--time after time.
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