Small Works for Big Change, the annual benefit event supporting the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), will be held at 6pm Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Jack Studios in New York. Now in its seventh year, this vibrant annual celebration reflects the radical spirit of SRLP and the experimental energy of some of New York’s most innovative contemporary artists, both established and emerging. 100% of the event’s proceeds will benefit SRLP’s advocacy work for transgender communities. The event is free and open to the public.
Click more for lists of artists and musicians!
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An exciting zine submission opportunity all about orgasms! Do you have them? What do they feel like? What do you think about society's portrayal of female orgasm? Gather up your answers and submit them by February 29th to firstname.lastname@example.org!
A further description of the zine project and more specific questions follow after the jump:
Pandora Press is the Swansea Feminist Network zine. It is a publication written by and for intelligent creative women, which represents what the SFN is all about! You can get involved in any way – get more info on their website!
Support the Denver Zine Library!
They are doing a one month fundraiser and would love your help caring and sharing for zines. The money will be used for workshops, exciting events, and supplies for a whole year! Donate here and keep an eye out for videos from around the country where people tell their stories about why they love the Denver Zine Library.
Check out this amazing interview with punk rocker Alice Bag, on her new autobiography Violence Girl: A Chicana Punk Story. Beyond the book itself (which I really really want to buy and read in the few hours of free time I have in between classes and homework), she discusses punk identity and how that intersects with her own identity as a Chicana woman. Complicated, fascinating stuff. Here's a quote from the article:
Emily K. Larned's celebrated zine Muffin Bones is back after a THIRTEEN YEAR hiatus!
Issue 2 will be avaliable at the Chicago Zine Fest in March, so you'd better get stated on your submissions! Click here to see the Zine Apothecary website. Deadline is February 1st.
Mark your calendars! You are cordially invited to the 2012 Brooklyn Zine Fest to be held on Sunday, April 15 at Public Assembly. Come and find out why Brooklyn made "DIY" a household term. Details at brooklynzinefest.com We'll see you there!
I sat down with Gender Trouble by Judith Butler, salivating to sink my teeth into a juicy argument against the gender binary...only to be slapped in the face with sentences like "What happens to the subject and to the stability of gender categories when the epistemic regime of presumptive heterosexuality is unmasked as that which produces and reifies these ostensible categories of ontology?" ...