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18 April 2023 at 7PM ET

Gather with issue editors and contributors for a celebration of Sinister Wisdom 128: Trans/Feminisms on April 18 at 7 P.M. ET. This celebration will both be a vibrant reading of works published and a riveting discussion with a portion of the editorial collective that brought this issue to life. The editors will discuss the origins of the issue, touch on the hardships associated with assembling the theme, and reflect on the broader importance of Trans/Feminisms.

Members of the editorial collective participating in the event include: Red Washburn, Sara Youngblood Gregory, Claudia Sofia Garriga-Lopez, and Cassidy Scanlon.

Featured contributors reading from their works published in Trans/Feminisms include: Diandre Williams, Joan Angel Estrada, Ursh Skeet, Alison Lubar, EF Schraeder, Samantha Sapp, and Joe Kadi.

Password: SW128

11 May 2023 at 6PM PST

Join Sinister Wisdom for a celebration of Sinister Wisdom 128 at the San Francisco Public Library! Hosted by Kim Shuck, the former poet laureate of San Francisco, featured guests include Sarah Cavar, AJ Schnettler, and Kristy Lin Billuni. This reading and showing of the issue's visual art will take place at the lower level of the San Francisco Public Library. The address of the San Francisco Public Library is 100 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA 94102. Please join us and follow all of the necessary COVID safety protocols. Stay tuned for more details.

"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