Tag Archives: Audre Lorde

Celebrate National Poetry Month with one feminist poem a day

Tweet In a 1980 interview with the American Poetry Review, poet and activist Audre Lorde said the following of the importance of poetry in American life: Poetry is an absolute necessity of our living because it delineates . . . it the beginning of that process by which we insure the future because we know [...]
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New favorite Tumblr: Pizza Feminism

Tweet Combining my two favorite things in the world, Pizza Feminism serves up slices of feminist wisdom against mouth-watering backdrops. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Afghan Cycles- the first women to ride bikes in the country. Chronicling what it’s like to be hungry in America. Who is Black? What is Blackness? What works for (non-rich, non-white) women at work. On Hillary’s future: “women’s worth has never been assessed based on easily calculable, publicly available statistics, like innings pitched or [...]
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Quick Hit: Happy birthday to Audre Lorde!

TweetToday would be the 80th birthday of the self-proclaimed Black Lesbian Feminist Mother Warrior Poet. And to celebrate, The Feminist Wire is launching a two-week online forum on Lorde’s life and work today.  Tweet
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Watch: Sports anchor quotes Audre Lorde in support of gay football player Michael Sam

TweetSeriously, watch Dale Hansen of Dallas-Fort Worth’s ABC affiliate take down the hypocrisy of conservatives who are “uncomfortable” with the prospect of a gay player in the NFL. And be sure to get all the way to the glorious end when Hansen drops some Audre Lore on his viewers: “It is not our differences that divide [...]
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