Events


30 August 2022 at 7PM ET

Join us for "Reclaiming Archives": A Conversation between Caitlin Abadir-Mullally and Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz about archives, race, sexuality, and more.

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18 September 2022 at 7PM ET

Come celebrate and commemorate the life of Elana Dykewomon.

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27 September 2022 at 7PM ET

Join us for a discussion of Big Girl, including a special 30 minutes with the author Mecca Jamilah Sullivan!

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18 October 2022 at 8PM ET, 5PM PT

Launch Event for Sinister Wisdom 126. *TBA*

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1 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Join Sinister Wisdom for a roundtable discussion about The Gentleman Bank Robber: The Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown, featuring film director Julie Perini, Jay Mullins, and Jane Segal.

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15 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom book club reads Gods of Want by K-Ming Chang. Join us for a discussion of Gods of Want, including a special 30 minutes with the author K-Ming Chang!

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29 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Join Joan Nestle for a special launch event!

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6 December 2022 at 7PM ET

Reading with Irena Klepfisz celebrating the publication of Her Birth and Later Years: New and Selected Poems 1971-2021, co-sponsored with Charis Books and More. This event will take place on their Crowdcast Platform.


17 January 2023 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom 127 launch celebration! *TBA*

Password: SW127

21 February 2023 at 7PM ET

What Makes Lesbian Art Lesbian? A Roundtable Conversation.

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7 March 2023 at 7PM ET

Join us for a discussion of This Unlikely Soil, including a special 30 minutes with the author Andrea Routley!

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18 April 2023 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom 128 launch celebration! *TBA*

Password: SW128

"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