Sinister Wisdom 40: On Friendship

On Friendship

Sinister Wisdom 40: On Friendship is a wonderful declaration on what our Lesbian friendship means to one another. Your friends are there for you in an emergency and when it's time to party. In this issue, a friend is a lesbian with whom you can be as honest as you are with yourself.

Special Feature

Sinister Wisdom Friendship Discussion 12/5/1989

Creative Work By

Mary Carol Randall
Loretta Johnson
Jan Hardy
Terri de la Peña
Mary A. White
Gila Svirsky
Lisa Kahaleole Chang Hall
Pamela Gray
Sandra Lambert
Beth Karbe
Susan Stinson
Nina Crow Newington
Emily Levy

And More!

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"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

"Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught."

― Leslie Feinberg

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven