Sinister Wisdom 85: Youth

Youth / Humor

Sinister Wisdom 85: Youth / Humor contains two dossiers of writing. Humor's goal is to provide funny. delightful, provocative, ticklish, and challenging items for the readers to appreciate in order to demonstrate how humor helps us to understand out world and define our values. Youth on the other hand is a reflection back to the blood, sweat, and tears that have gone into our successful march closer to full human rights. This section contains seven exciting pieces by four young lesbians in order to introduce new voices and find new readers to enjoy the world of lesbian art and culture.

Creative Work By

Sarah Kersh
Sarah J
Hannah Mesouani
A'Ja Lyons

Dorothy Fiedman August
Maureen Brady
Kate Clinton
doris davenport
Susie Day

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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

"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