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Back Issues of Sinister Wisdom

Do you have back issues of Sinister Wisdom that you love, but can no longer keep with you? Sinister Wisdom is committed to preserving lesbian herstory and culture, including its own herstory. Sinister Wisdom will gladly accept the return of any back issues of the journal. You can mail them to Sinister Wisdom, Inc., 2333 McIntosh Road, Dover, FL 33527-5980.

Sinister Wisdom collects back issues to sell to people interested in obtaining copies of the issues. Sinister Wisdom also actively places collections of the journals with institutional archives, community archives, community centers, and other spaces that celebrate lesbian art and culture. Sinister Wisdom also provides reading collections of the journal for college courses and interested reading groups.

We know you love Sinister Wisdom! Keep the back issues (many printed in limited quantities) in circulation by first looking to see if there is a local organization or archive that would like to have an maintain copies. If you cannot find a great home close to you, please feel free to send copies to us and we will find new homes for them.

"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