An insider’s story and analysis of a neglected piece of cultural history. What will we remember about the vibrant cultural spaces that Lesbian activists created in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s? Professor Bonnie Morris gives us the back-story to the culture we are losing to mainstreaming and assimilation. Interviews of activists and and responses to the recent attacks on Lesbian Feminists who are being made to feel that they've hit their cultural expiration date.
Words of wisdom written with a light touch, but a deep politic. For the woman who finds “one day at a time” a formula for despair. Finally, a meditation book for those in search of radical healing. PDF Instant Download!
Articles, essays, first-hand experiences, story telling, and verse that ignite the national conversation about the politics of gender identity as a backlash to feminist goals of liberation from gender stereotypes, oppression and sexual violence. Foreword by Germaine Greer, Edited by Ruth Barrett, Cover Image by Claudia Kunin. Paperback.
Writings by 10 womyn who stopped their transition from female to male. Profoundly personal stories, political analysis, practical advice, and resources for womyn who struggle with dis-identification from their female reality. Deeply moving and informative for all women concerned about the wholeness of our womanhood -- and our sisterhood. 65 Page Zine.
Sinister Wisdom and A Midsummer Night’s Press announce the publication of Sinister Wisdom 102. Introduction by Poet & Scholar Judy Grahn, and Afterword by Volume Editor Julie R. Enszer. Photographs of Pat Parker and Bibliography. Includes Movement in Black (1978), Womanslaughter (1978), Jonestown & Other Madness (1985), plus 2 unpublished plays and uncollected poems.
Made by and for Lesbians. Vegetarian menus, wheelchair access, multiracial clientele. International Calendar of Women's Festivals and Events. Camping & RV Spots. National and International listings.
The epic story of how American warfare came to be both never-ending and practically invisible. Told with savage wit and a dazzling command of facts.
The author spent a year in a women's correctional facility, and sheds a unique light on life inside a women’s prison, by a Smith College graduate who did the crime and did the time. Adapted into a new television series for Netflix.
Without Apology shares the stories of 24 ordinary, yet remarkable Lesbians. The stories were gathered by the Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project and Old Lesbians Organizing for Change.
Lesbian Culture at MichFest. How we build culture, home, family, and sacred traditions. 5-year ethnographic study of Amazon Consciousness. Second Edition. Paperback.
The amazing old women revealed in these stories form the very roots of who we are. Stories gathered and published by the Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project.
You don't need to be a scholar to notice that man's history dominates everything we learn in school, yet a quick tour of the past reveals dynamic female role models at every turn.
Memoir by Jamaican performance artist, Staceyann Chin. Growing up gay in Montego Bay. Family relationships from Jamaica to NY. Absolutely absorbing and a must read for all fans of Chin’s work.
Women’s music legend chronicles her rise to fame as the first artist to record an openly lesbian album in 1973. But as with most good stories, this one begins much earlier.
Two Women, Fifty Sheep, and Enough Wool to Save The Planet. Another humorous, but educational memoir from the author of Hit by a Farm. Will make you laugh and appreciate wool sweaters at the same time.
Words of wisdom written with a light touch, but a deep politic. For the woman who finds “one day at a time” a formula for despair. Finally, a meditation book for those in search of radical healing.
Evangelical radical feminism at its best! Featuring "The Lesbian Butch: Hope of the Planet" and the wildly popular "Equal Opportunity Marriage Ceremony: Partners Not Necessary!"
Thirteen of “Sister Carolyn’s” most popular sermons from her notoriously funny, radically feminist, Lesbian Tent Revivals. Radical feminist spirituality.
Sinister Wisdom is a multicultural lesbian literary & art journal, founded 1976. They publish three issues each year, and work to create a multicultural, multi-class lesbian space.
Honoring the 40 year legacy of MichFest, and remembering the transformations, possibilities, and hopes for spaces cultivating the ongoing empowerment of womyn.