In Better Feminism Workbook: Discussion Questions on Gender Dynamics, Internalized Sexism, and Emotional Labor, Jennifer Williams lays out a series of questions to help people of all genders dig deeper into their intentions, assumptions, and relationship patterns. A simple, one-of-a-kind workbook zine that can be used for both solo writing exercises and as prompts for discussion groups...[ continued ]
A small collection of writings by Isabelle Eberhardt. A Nineteenth Century gender deviant and kif-smoking Sufi anarchist. Traversing the Saharan desert, battling African colonialization, recording it in poetic prose.
This mini-zine borders on art book, beautifully printed by Portland’s Eberherdt Press. Quarter-size, oblong, 44 pages.
Jonas (Cheer the Eff Up) brings us robot prayers, letters, road stories, punk shows, video store stories, A Zinester's Guide to Stupidity, and much more. All the while trying to figure out how to make sense of all the heartbreak and oppression in the world.
64 pages, half-letter size.[ continued ]
A history of pre-Roe v Wade America, underground abortion services, and the pro-choice movement. Packed with stories of incredible women who took matters into their own hands.
24 pages, A5 size.
Writers and artists look at how well (or poorly) movies of the 1930s hold up under today's gaze. Within: women taking control, the Hays Code, Thin Man drinking games, dubbed Dracula, and some AMAZING Busby Berkeley tribute art. Highly recommended.
60 pages, quarter-size.
The world of work as a woman, explored through comics, essays, and other surprising and interesting forms. All great. Best part: the work histories of the authors' moms and grandmas.
56 pages, half-letter size.
“Jane was a clandestine abortion counseling service which effectively provided safe, humane services to thousands of women prior to the legalization of abortion in 1973. Jane is an inspiration a beautiful example of the battles that can be won without begging, of women taking their lives into their own hands and taking responsibility for their actions.” -Eberhardt Press.
60 pages, half-letter size, color covers...[ continued ]
Keesha and Joanie and Jane is a fictional story where, in a not-too-distant future, abortion is made illegal in the United States. Young women inspired by the work of Jane, the Chicago pre-Roe v Wade underground abortion service, get a grant to bring the original "Janes" to town to speak at their school as an excuse to talk out how to make their own underground abortion service.
Written by Portland author Judith Arcana —one of the original Janes —and brilliantly formatted like a Broadway Playbill by Eberhardt Press...[ continued ]
Pissing in a River looks at Patti Smith from a wide variety of angles. Essays about falling in love with her in the '70s, '80s, '90s, today, and not falling in love with her at all. Plus comics, portraits, poems, letters, and more. A great fanzine that manages to consider Patti as a complex and powerful person, a human making mistakes, and an inspiration, all at once.
From the UK press Synchronise Witches...[ continued ]