Lesbians of Color Tellin' It Collection


This special selection of three issues invites readers to read and listen to the voices of Lesbians of Color. The Lesbians of Color Tellin’ It Collection gathers three issues with great writing and thinking that continues to be relevant for our time. Sinister Wisdom 47: Tellin' It Like It Is, edited entirely by a Lesbian of Color collective, includes creative work and art by Terri de la Pena, Maya Valverde, Irare Sabasu, Jean Weisinger, Laura Irene Wayne, and many more. Sinister Wisdom 74: Latina Lesbians, edited by Juanita Ramos, gather incredible writing and art by Latina Lesbians. Sinister Wisdom 52: Allies is a collection of urgent and powerful writing about how to be allies to people of color in various struggles. These three issues challenge readers to engage critically with questions of race and power and continue to be extraordinarily relevant today.

You can order these three back issues on the usual sliding scale: $4 covers postage, $10 covers postage and a small I hope you read and enjoy this collection of issues.

Sinister Wisdom is offering the package at three rates with our usual sliding scale: $4.00 which covers the cost of postage only, $10.00 which covers postage and a small contribution to Sinister Wisdom, $15 is for womyn who can give a little more to Sinister Wisdom and cover the cost of the issues and postage. Make your selection below and I'll post these issues to you without delay. Order a set for you--and a set to share with a friend. We need lesbian words and ideas now more than ever to resist Trump and this era of US politics.

"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