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About-Face honors the awesome Jennifer Siebel Newsom

    Some people just deserve to be celebrated. In case you haven’t heard, About-Face is beyond thrilled to honor the awesome Jennifer Siebel Newsom this Thursday, November 4. Though you may know her as the First Lady of San Francisco, Jennifer also fills plenty of other important roles. Besides working as an actress, spokesperson,… Continue Reading →

SPARK starts a movement but Snooki steals the media spotlight

Once you go Gloria, you never go back. Steinem, that is. I’ve always been aware that our culture seriously and routinely shortchanges females, but heading back to San Francisco from the first annual SPARK Summit (Sexualization Protest: Action, Resistance, Knowledge) in New York City drove the point home like never before. Just the previous night,… Continue Reading →

Help us announce our Oprah magazine mention!

We at About-Face have a very special reason to be sending out our next mailing: About-Face was in O magazine! (You may have already heard.) So we want to tell EVERYONE on our mailing list, which means… envelope stuffing! Snacks and/or dinner will be provided, you’ll get to meet and talk with other cool people… Continue Reading →

An Afternoon with Dov Charney: now with video!

So we know we’ve been talking about this action a LOT. Like, a lot a lot. But we’re just so proud! And we’ve really just been building up to this post. So here it is, the moment you’ve been waiting for: An Afternoon with Dov Charney, live on video! Enjoy, and leave your thoughts in… Continue Reading →

An Afternoon with Dov Charney: recap and updates!

Hey, About-Facers! Remember that action we were planning against American Apparel’s sexist advertising campaigns? Well we did it, and it was awesome. We assembled and performed our street theater on loop outside of the Haight St. American Apparel location for about an hour on Saturday. The police eventually came to ask us to leave (it’s… Continue Reading →

About-Face protests American Apparel: An Afternoon with Dov Charney

By now, you know how much we despise American Apparel’s advertising. Well, here’s your chance to make your voice heard TOMORROW, whether you’re in San Francisco or supporting from afar: An Afternoon with Dov Charney Saturday, May 1 at 1:00pm Haight St. (at Clayton), San Francisco (and online) Click for more info. Using street theater… Continue Reading →

Fundraising–Yum!

Sunday was our bake sale and cupcake contest at Dolores Park. We had a variety of tasty treats to share, along with 18 different cupcake flavors! Judges for the cupcake contest sampled each flavor and voted for their top five favorites. Want to know whose cupcakes took the cake? Here are the results:

About-Face Take Action Group #2: Covert Dressing Room Action video!

On August 15, 2009, the About-Face Take Action group members, About-Face volunteers, and their friends posted decals with positive messages on various stores’ fitting room mirrors in the heavily populated Union Square area and downtown shopping area in San Francisco.