Issues

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Back Issues




#59/60 - Love, Sex & Romance
#58 - An Open Issue

Issues 1-57 are available in the Sinister Wisdom archive as free, downloadable PDFs.
#57 - On Healing - diverse voices explore healing
#55 - Exploring issues of racial and sexual identification
#54 - Lesbians and Religion - questions of faith and community
#53 - Old Dykes/Lesbians - a landmark issue, guest edited by nine lesbians over 60, with work by 39 old dykes/lesbians
#52 - The Allies Issue
#51 - New Lesbian Writing
#50 - Not the Ethics Issue we had planned - read it to find out why! Guest edited by Caryatis Cardea and Sauda Burch
#49 - The Lesbian Body: Where Flesh and Theory Meet
#48 - Lesbian Resistance - including works by dykes in prision
#47 - Lesbians of Color: Tellin' It Like It 'Tis: Special 160 page issue written and produced by lesbians of color
#43/44 - 15th Anniversary Retrospective: 368 pages packed with Herstory - Don't miss this one!
#41 - Special Italian-American Women's Issue, guest edited by Giovanna (Janet) Capone and Denise Leto
#40 - On Friendship
#39 - Disability
#36 - Surviving Psychiatric Assault/Creating Emotional Well Being in Our Communities
#34 - SciFi, Fantasy and Lesbian Visions
The following issues of Sinister Wisdom are out of print; occasionally used copies become available from used booksellers.
#33 (First issue edited by Elana Dykewomon)
#32 Illness, Healing, Death, & Mourning (Last issue edited by Melanie Kaye-Kantrowitz)

Issues 1-31 are out of print. Often they are available on used book sites, but Sinister Wisdom does not have copies available for sale.
#31
#29/30 Tribe of Dina, edited by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz & Irene Klepfisz
#28
#27
#26
#25
#24 (Last issue edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich, 192 pages, summer 1983)
#22/23 A Gathering of Spirit, edited by Beth Brant
#21
#20
#19
#18
#17 (First issue edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich)
#16
#15 Violence, edited by Julia Penelope & Sarah Lucia Hoagland
#14
#13 Lesbian Writing and Publishing 2, edited by Beth Hodges
#12
#11 Inside the Archives (Fall 1979)
#10 On Being Old and Age, edited by Susan Leigh Star (summer 1979
#9
#8
#7
#6 Secrets. Taboos (Summer 1978)
#5
#4
#3
#2 Lesbian Writing and Publishing, edited by Beth Hodges
#1 First issue, 1976

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