Artist & Activist Viva Ruiz On Divine Inspiration And The Joy Of Abortion

We first encountered Viva Ruiz‘s performative advocacy during Milk and Night’s “Pervasive Feminisms” exhibition earlier this year. Her fiery spoken word infused with song circled around sex work and sisterhood, pleasure and power — she’s a true creatrix with a conscience. Vocalist of both DFA’s The Crystal Ark and electronic Latino art goth group Escandalo, […]

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Morgan Claire Sirene’s Raw & Refreshing Feminist Zines

If you made it to Legacy of the Witch this past March, you might have had the pleasure of hearing actress Sara Crow perform a reading of artist/writer Morgan Claire Sirene‘s “Open Letter To Brigitte Bardot.” The text is raw and explicit, emotionally honest and funny — we thought it was a perfect way to open […]

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Apostasy Or Being Human: Views From An Ex-Muslim Pakistani-American Feminist

I know I might get shunned by theocrats and conservatives for writing this, but I honestly do not care. The streets of Paris will never feel the same to me after the unfortunate murders at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters. A grim shadow has been cast over the Eiffel Tower and continues to spread like an infectious […]

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Hysteria: For Electric, Intellectually Rigorous Feminist Thought

We reviewed Issue 3 of the excellent radical feminist periodical Hysteria a while back. Their new website is finally live, as is their campaign to fund the printing of Issue 5, which will feature a large number of feminist figures from the margins such as LGBTI activist Miles Rutendo Tanhira, performance collective Mensmagi, and Palestinian activist and womanist Maisam Abumorr. […]

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Selfie Feminism and the Digital Political

New feminisms are coined constantly. Blink, and you’ll miss one. From sex positive feminism to transnational feminism and radical feminism to anarcha-feminism, one qualifier tacked onto the F-word can change everything. Over the past year, I’ve heard rumblings of a new kind of feminism in casual conversation and in print, but this one is specifically named to disparage the […]

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Feminist Hacktivism 4EVA

Slutist is taking part in a collaborative feminist learning experiment spearheaded by FemTechNet that traverses the borders between science, technology and feminism. This Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) has multiple nodes across the country and seeks to create a sustainable model of “connected learning” (check out #femtechnet and #docc14 for more). For the uninitiated, Feminist […]

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