Originally posted on Hypotaxis:
(This is a collaboration with the amazingly clever Phonaesthetica.) About a month ago, AfterEllen.com published a lengthy trans-apologist piece absolving men-who-feel-like-women of all culpability in the destruction of women-only and lesbian space. The article was the usual, run-of-the-mill, “Why all you dykes gotta be so uptight?” bullshit espoused by liberal feminists who…

Originally posted on when women were warriors:
You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen over four miles of Amazons with their mohawks and ripped jeans, neon pink frill, backwards ball caps, buzzed heads, hiking boots and booty shorts, cowgirl hats and cigarettes as they saunter and squat to piss in the corn fields or set…

Originally posted on one woman province:
I am not sure where to even start on a post about my journey last week to the 40th Michigan Women’s Music Festival. I had signed up to support WoLF (Women’s Liberation Front) in hosting an intrafest event called Radfem Rhapsody within Michfest as a space for exchange of radical…

Originally posted on phonaesthetica:
The nutloaf was nutty. The drumming was drummy. I bought a dykey leather bracelet, got my period, howled like a wolf, showered in the open air and woke up in a tent underneath several inches of water during a thunderstorm. I washed dishes in a communal trough and let a silky…

Originally posted on Radfem Repost:
By Natasha Chart You remember lesbians, right? They’re sort of like gay men, but they are female people who are only sexually attracted to other female people. They are discriminated against in every society in the world, and often specifically targeted for rape because of their rejection of men. They…

Originally posted on Beth's New Life:
Dear Lisa Vogel, I had two items on my bucket list this year for the final Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. I wanted to meet Sara St. Martin Lynne. I wanted to meet you. I met Sara. In fact, I ran into her several times. I kissed her, hugged…

January 28, 2015 The Erasure of Lesbians By Alix Dobkin and Sally Tatnall When, towards the end of the last century, the historic force of feminist consciousness met the primeval juggernaut of lesbian attraction, it fueled the explosive Second Wave. These invisible forces sparked and fueled our declaration of war on patriarchy. Since they never paid attention to us, the patriarchy wasn’t looking when that fateful […]

There is bad news everyday. It is almost nonstop, really. Relentless. At some point, story after story after story about the Violence Men inflict on Women and Girls (and more often than not, erased by Passive “A Woman Was Killed” headlines), they all kind of blend together and become unseen. I live in Baltimore. I […]

I have a lot of thoughts about Baltimore, but I am unable to put pen to paper at the moment. Here are some photographs. Here is a song about Baltimore. Consider making a donation to Youth Empowered Society.

Most people have noticed that I don’t really blog anymore. There are a number of reasons for this. Blogging is writing and writing is hard. It takes time, it takes effort, it takes thought. I find as I get older I have less and less energy to devote to this, this effort, which is not […]

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