Courtney E. Martin is the author of the forthcoming Project Rebirth: Survival and the Strength of the Human Spirit from 9/11 Survivors (Dutton) and the recently released Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists (Beacon Press). She is also an Editor at Feministing.com, and a widely-read freelance writer. You can read more about her work at www.courtneyemartin.com.
The proof-of-concept phase for feminist online movement-building is long past. Now it's time for a funded feminist web.
When undocumented immigrants like Jose Antonio Vargas "come out," it changes the debate over immigration—but at considerable personal risk.