Tag Archives: Audre Lorde

Photo of the Day: Audre Lorde, Lucille Clifton, Alice Walker & June Jordan

TweetCheck out this image of June Jordan, Alice Walker, Lucille Clifton, and Audre Lorde  together at the 1979 Phyllis Wheatley Poetry Festival: Let us celebrate.  Tweet
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Pleasure Politics Part I: Employment, Economic Justice, and the Erotic

TweetBy Taja Lindley  Originally posted on the Strong Families blog Too often we are led to believe that work must be something separate from pleasure: that we are to do what we love on the side, in our spare time; that pleasure is an extra-curricular activity, a hobby, a side gig. As if only a [...]
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Photoshopped Willow Smith reps feminism on red carpet

Tweet Alas, this image is too good to be true. It is photoshopped from this original image. But the shirt is amazing- here’s a link to purchase! Via Shelby Knox. Related: Willow Smith: “Don’t Be Afraid to Be Yourself” The Smiths Believe in Raising a Girl in Command of Her Own Body Also related: I [...]
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Remembering Adrienne Rich: “Poetry was a feminist practice”

Tweet Ed. note: We regret publishing this piece without acknowledging or critiquing Rich’s history of transphobia and in particular her support for Janice G. Raymond, author of the discriminatory and hateful “The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male.” To be clear: By failing to acknowledge the late author’s views on womanhood, feminists risk writing [...]
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The Feministing Five: Una Aya Osato

TweetUna Aya Osato has been a performer all her life. But she didn’t become a writer until she realized that she had to become one. Unhappy with the limited roles available for women of color and specifically Asian women, Osato decided to write her own shows and own roles. The rest, as they say, is [...]
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