Filed under Femme

My femme poem is in the new “Chicago IRL”

My femme poem is in the new “Chicago IRL”

Guess what? Guess what? Guess what? This blogger’s work is featured in the latest issue of Chicago IRL, a queer Chicago collaborative zine of culture and class(lessness). Issue No. 3 features work from 25 contributors in the fields of poetry, prose, photography, collage and illustration. After its debut at Chicago Zine Fest on March 10, the latest … Continue reading

Happy International Drag Day to you!

International Drag Day was created to give drag performers a well-deserved chance to shine and be celebrated for everything they give to queer life and culture. After all, drag queens incited the riots at Stonewall, the birth of our liberation movement. It’s a Friday night, so kings and queens will be performing in venues all … Continue reading

MBLGTACC: Bornstein busts binaries

This post is the seventh post in a series of coverage from the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference 2010, that took place Feb. 19 to Feb. 21, at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Kate Bornstein — transgender femme and author of Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws; … Continue reading

Submissions: “Femme Means Attack”

Femme Means Attack is a collaborative zine of submissions by people who identify as femme and as radical, anarchist and/or anti-authoritarian. Femmes are often seen as non-radical or counter-revolutionary in many radical communities, even though we can take to the streets just as well as anyone else, in heels or steel-toed boots, and are fierce … Continue reading