Jex Blackmore: Satanic Feminism As Activism

As part of our Legacy of the Witch festival last April, Slutist presented a talk in conjunction with Catland Books by artist, activist and national spokesperson for The Satanic Temple Jex Blackmore. We finally have the video footage available for those who were unable to make this powerful presentation on Satanic feminism, activism, and the witch as […]

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The Kesha Decision Shows Why Men Need To Understand Feminist Anger

The evening after I heard the verdict in Kesha’s lawsuit against Dr, Luke, I found myself traversing some familiar mental territory. How many women did I know who had been abused, assaulted, or raped? The number is staggeringly high. Even as high as that number is, it can only really come from accounts of those […]

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Since When Was Feminism About Clickbait, Column Inches And Kim Kardashian?

To paraphrase that great bastion of women’s rights, Ernest Hemingway, it happened first very slowly, then all at once. Feminism, once a dirty word, then a cool one, then a reassuringly popular one, then a mawkish fridge magnet-type one, has nigh-on eaten itself. It goes without saying that feminism is still amazing, and equality is […]

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You Don’t Own Me: Beelzebabe And Bunny Buxom On The Art Of Feminist Burlesque

The phrase “feminist burlesque” verges on tautological. The female-centric art form offers women a unique kind of agency over their sexual expression and representation, which makes burlesque an implicitly feminist act. When a production is designed for female empowerment from start to finish, however, these “feminist acts” coalesce into one explicitly feminist production. With this in mind, burlesque performers slash producers Beelzebabe […]

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