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Sinister Wisdom 126: Out of Control is a record of the imaginative creations, aspirations, and life histories of the radical lesbian ancestors of our dreams-the organization Out of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners. In the late twentieth century-an era of foreign wars, the rapid growth of the prison industrial complex (PIC), and, increasingly alienating consumer culture and technology-this group of self-proclaimed “dykes from hell” convened, bonded, and strengthened. Toward one another, they softened and became steadfast, creating profound friendships and partnerships that formed the building blocks for living their politics in the real world. The members of Out of Control shared a radical stance from which they lived their lives as lesbian, antiracist, feminist abolitionists dedicated to the support of the incarcerated comrades. Sinister Wisdom 126: Out of Control celebrates this work.

Featuring Work by:

Debbie Africa
Marilyn Buck
Chrystos
Annie Danger
Angela Davis
Linda Evans
Emily K. Hobson
Noelle Hanrahan
Zulma Oliveras Vega
Dylcia Pagán
Julie Perini
Lucy Rodrígues Vélez
Alicia Rodrígues Vélez
Susan Rosenberg
Laura Whitehorn
& More!


(Sinister Wisdom 126: Out of Control published Fall 2022.)

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