not yr cister press
Sandy Stone’s classic essay confronts the ways in which both the medical complex and feminism had been used as a tool for the regulation of gender/sex systems and the management of trans bodies. While the essay is certainly dated in many ways, we see a usefulness in making sure that it continues to be distributed. Stone captures the paradox of the trans subject’s will to be recognized as the gender/sex of their choosing while at the same time questioning the maintenance of gender/sex systems on a systemic level. read more »
we inspired by some real crazy bitchez.
Not Yr Cister Press
Poster from the 325 collective.
From Chino, to Paris, Australia to Athens, New York to San Francisco. Johan Kaspar explains why revolts worldwide have increasingly given up on the desire to "demand something."
Also Japanese version
"We must discover forms of struggle which immediately break the whole structure of domestic work, rejecting it absolutely, rejecting our role as housewives and the home as the ghetto of our existence, since the problem is not only to stop doing this work, but to smash the entire role of housewife."
- Mariarosa Dalla Costa & Selma James, Italy, 1971
Folktales from past and future, as written by Tom Smith and Myra Eddy, plus others. Poetry, art, and stories.
An excerpt from the intro: read more »
"There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original"
Enjoy the J Butts friends
Some whores and hooligans.
the "Bring on the Ruckus" Society
[affective disorder [in the spring of a still-born decade]]
a friend once said:
no revolution is going to be generated
out of systemic
or structural laws.
we are on our own, and what we do
we have to do for ourselves.
we are the denizens
of a strange epoch,
the ‘given’ in a surreal situation.
while knowledge of space and time has been democratized, the
modes of inhabiting them (the modes of being) are controlled
more intensely than ever before. while sharing of information
is ubiquitous, understanding and love appear empty at best – at read more »
Originally appearing in the Spring 2009 issue of Rolling Thunder. This zine contains the entire article: the timleine, an analysis, and an interview with participants of the riot.
Following the police killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos in downtown Athens, Greece was wracked by weeks of unprecedented rioting. Anarchists and students, supported and often joined by signifcant swaths of the population, clashed with police, destroyed corporate and
government property and occupied government buildings, trade union offices, and media outlets, not to mention universities.
The Institute for Experimental Freedom announces a brand new Politics Is Not a Banana! We didn’t fall off—we’re back and more IGNORANT than ever. It’s fucking ON with the state form and EVERYTHING ELSE! Now there are three different manifestations of Politics Is Not a Banana. That’s a lot of invariance for deviant black-clad whatevers like us! We’re quite pleased with our naughty little selves. But don’t call this our “third issue”—that would presume LINEAR TIME! No, let’s just call it like it is: A FORCE OF DESTABILIZATION AND DETERRITORIALIZATION. read more »