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Sinister Wisdom 87

Tribute to Adrienne Rich
Featuring work by Cheryl Clarke, Rachel Tzvia Back, Elliott batTzedek, Elana Dykewomon, Stephania Byrd, Jocelyn Heath, Jewelle Gomez, Antonia Matthew, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Lynda Koolish, Jenny Factor, Chris Shorne, Bekah Steimel, and Alison Bechdel. Obituary for Leigh Star and more! Order a single issue today or subscribe to Sinister Wisdom and receive a full year of the best lesbian literary and arts journal.

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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

“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

"Live your lives, honorably and with dignity."

Andrea Dworkin

“Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught.”
― Leslie Feinberg