Sinister Wisdom 55: Open Issue

Open Issue

Sinister Wisdom 55: Open Issue validates Lesbian lives through the writing and artwork of Lesbians with many intersectionalities of identity. This issue continues to be a space for multicultural, multi-class, born-womon Lesbians.

Creative Works By

Amy Edgington
Deborah A. Elliston
Lanie Maeda
Ekua Rashidah Omosupe
Lyn Davis
Elissa g. PerryAli Liebegott
Judith K. Witherow
Annet DuBois
R. Amy Elman
Gloria Yamato
Marg-Adele Norrington
Kleya Forté-Escamilla

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