Green anarchist journal for the total destruction of civilization and patriarchy. Toward feminism that is explicitly against civilization. Toward a primitivism that is explicitly queer and feminist.
S.C.U.M. (Society for Cutting Up Men) Manifesto, by Valerie Solanas
"IF SCUM EVER MARCHES, IT WILL BE OVER THE PRESIDENT’S STUPID, SICKENING FACE; IF SCUM EVER STRIKES, IT WILL BE IN THE DARK WITH A SIX-INCH BLADE."
In 1968, Andy Warhol was shot and wounded by Valerie Solonas, who had once been a member of his crowd, and had even appeared in his films. Neither jealous lover, nor disgruntled employee, Solonas was a front-line warrior for SCUM, the Society for Cutting Up Men. read more »
“To broach these questions is not to deny that there is such a thing as sexual assault, nor to defend it as acceptable behavior. On the contrary, it is to demand that we acknowledge that we live in a rape culture: a culture in which sexual assault is pervasive, as are the forces and dynamics that promote it. Sexual assault is a part of all of us who have grown up in this society; we cannot ignore it, or pretend that because we ourselves have been assaulted or because we work to live anarchy in all aspects of our lives that we are not capable of sexual assault. read more »
formatted version of wispy cockle's article: http://fruitiondesign.com/dealwithit/02wispy.php
key words: consent sexual assault abuse called out perpetrator rape accountability process feminism survivors
A zine (kind of) about affective delire.
Drifts and Care...
a zine compiled to distribute at Chicago Pride 2009. Aimed at situating Stonewall and PRIDE in a historical context, "Militant Flamboyance" explores radical queer history and how the Stonewall Riots affected a larger GLBTQ movement.
John Zerzan's critical essay on civilization, gender, and patriarchy.
includes a herstory of the Revolutionary Cells and Rote Zora armed resistance in Germany, an interview with two anonymous members of Rote Zora, and a brief look at Direct Action and the Wimmin's Fire Brigade
Gynocracy Song by Annie LeBrun
with an introduction by Wolfi Landstreicher
"This surrealist rebel and participant in the 1968 uprising in France explains why feminism as we know it is inadequate to women and people in general."
Short collection of essays on coming to terms with my submissive sexual identity, critiques of the mainstream BDSM scene, connections between my masochism and self-inflicted pain, and my struggle with "coming out" as kinky to other anarchists and feminists.
(First PDF for online reading; second is for printing.)
A feminist childrearing zine for everyone, not just parents.
The official title is: What to Do When Someone Tells you that you violated their boundaries, made them feel uncomfortable, or committed assault.
A trifold pamphlet that lists steps that people who've been called out for sexual assault should take.
A zine on self-injury, eating disorders, and sexualized violence. This zine lays open the author's struggle with internalized sexism by looking at the ways patriarchy has manifested itself in the author's body. Other articles connect her personal experiences with a broader, intersectional exploration of power within activist and punkrock communities she both embraces and attempts to hold accountable.
TRIGGER WARNING: this zine deals explicitly with self injury, eating disorders, and sexual assault. read with care.
This zine explores the behaviors and mindsets of BDSM, and attempts to show why BDSM is oppressive and patriarchal. One of the two files is laid out for printing, the other for reading on the computers.