Books

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Let the Black Women Say Asé

We would tell stories about our origins, and what we have endured, on our own terms, without whiteness determining how we should tell those stories.

  • 01/25/2023
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Poem: “The Body”

Your life is a brief parole from non-existence.

  • 01/25/2023
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Out of the Sierra

The decisions that they have to make on a daily basis about what to assimilate into, and what to resist, is something that comes out viscerally in small moments everywhere you look in that community.

  • 01/25/2023
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Poem: “Glacier”

We are not accustomed to the sea, so we describe it like a sky.

  • 01/25/2023
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From Soil to Stars: A Conversation with Erin Sharkey

I wanted to stretch the boundaries of what nature writing was.

  • 01/25/2023
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Values & Vision: Collective Action Against Aggression

It is time, she writes, to become our own protection system to thwart aggressors.

  • 01/25/2023
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The Way to Our Queer Ancestors

There is another aspect to historical research when you are talking about lesbians, and that is intuition.

  • 01/25/2023
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For January 5 Event: Book Excerpts of “The Bonobo Sisterhood”

Join us January 5 for a discussion of the concept for addressing gender-based violence outlined in “The Bonobo Sisterhood”

  • 12/29/2022
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Why Learning Anatomy Matters

How we talk about bodies matters.

  • 10/27/2022
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BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

  • 08/25/2022
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Values & Vision: “Take What You Need”

Thanks to underwriting from University of Minnesota Press, the third in our series of Values & Vision discussions will feature “Take What You Need: Life Lessons After Losing Everything,” by Jen Crow (Broadleaf Books), to be held online August 25, 7pm.

  • 08/25/2022
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BookShelf: “When Women Were Dragons”

Invitation to readers: If you were alive in 1955, share what different direction you might have taken with your life had the opportunity been there — or what you did do that was considered nontraditional. Send to [email protected]

  • 08/25/2022