Legacy of the Witch III

The third Legacy of the Witch festival at Saint Vitus was an affirming reminder of how vital the witchy, feminist, sex positive community can be. We not only raised $1000 for RAINN, but had a damn good time while doing it! Our favorite photographer Justina Villanueva captured a few moments of the fest in action:

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Legacy of the Witch 2: Photo Gallery

Legacy of the Witch 2 on April 23, 2016 at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn celebrated the witch as an icon of female power and persecution through music, art, and burlesque. Eternal thanks to all those who came out and communed with us! For the second year in a row, we were able to raise $1,000 […]

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Legacy of the Witch 2: A Manifesta + Artist Lineup

As a mesmeric symbol of female power and persecution, the witch reigns supreme. Her ubiquity in film, fashion, art, and literature is not merely a trend, but speaks to a hunger for archetypes and belief systems beyond patriarchal bounds. Similar to the way the word “slut” is used to police and punish women today, the word “witch” […]

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4U Mag’s Bilingual, Queer, Feminist Sex Issue Out Now; Party In Mexico City Friday

4U Mag has been exposing queer, feminist artists, activists, and ideas since 2013. Conceived by culture writer (and Slutist contributor) Caitlin Donohue and co-conspirator and fellow sex writer Kelly Lovemonster, this digital format magazine in English and Spanish has covered everything from Beyonce obsession to vampire pride. Their new Sex Issue was released yesterday, and the duo have […]

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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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A SLUTIST Visual Art Exhibition: WITCH SLUT ARE YOU? Seer, Siren or Sorceress

Continuing from where our sold out Legacy of the Witch Festival left off, Slutist presents “WITCH SLUT ARE YOU? Seer, Siren, or Sorceress” a multi-media exhibition of female (super)power and body politics at Wallplay on 118 Orchard St. in New York City from May 28 – June 3. An opening party will be held on […]

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Imagining The Illuminati: Adventure[s], Prima Primo, And APBWAS On Sex, Celebrity and Ritual In The Secret Society

In pop culture, Illuminati lore is omnipresent. Whether it’s films like Eyes Wide Shut or National Treasure teasing out truths about the ancient organization or those sites demonstrating how Beyonce and Lady Gaga send occult messages through music video symbology, this secret society crops up in the most public of places. Next weekend, Brooklyn DJ/party trio Adventure[s] will explore the Illuminati phenomenon through a […]

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Legacy of the Witch: Post-Mortem Mix

The first Legacy of the Witch Fest has come and gone, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the sold out crowd, the electrifying performances, and the all around awesome energy of the night. Slutist was able to raise $1,200 for RAINN, so a huge thank you to those who bought merch and donated to this very worthy […]

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The Original Anticlerical Feminist Revolutionary: The Witch

This Sunday, my band Azar Swan will be playing Slutist’s Legacy of the Witch festival. Various logistics have made it impossible for me to join the live lineup, but I’m excited the band is participating, and I wanted to say a few things about the witches’ legacy since I can’t attend. By now it’s old […]

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