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.
This is a redesign of an excerpt of Fire to the Prisons #4. For pleasure fun and subversion.
Consent is a community issue!
brought to you by the Olympia Street Medics Collective
Gay Shame Opposes Marriage in Any Form
Critique of the reformist/capitalist gay marriage movement, and the patriarchal nature of marriage in general.
An excellent booklet from a workshop by the Carrboro Dispute Settlement Center ( http://www.disputesettlement.org/ ). Contains an introduction to styles of conflict, nonviolent communication, basic strategies for conflict resolution, etc.
A compilation zine about learning good consent, from the author of Doris zine and the Support zine. For more like this, go here: http://www.phillyspissed.net/taxonomy/term/3
This is a handout from the Rock Dove Collective that provides an outline for an alternative model of dealing with conflict -- no police, no state, no hierarchy, no jail. It's community-based and centers around bringing people who are affected by a conflict into a facilitated circle to talk about the issues and feelings that arise from the conflict. A good beginning.
Also included is a word document with an example script outline for facilitators, as well as an outline of what circles are and aren't intended to do.
An interview with Philly's Pissed and Philly Stands Up, two collectives that work to support survivors of sexual assault and hold perpetrators accountable. From Heartattack zine.
The Worst: A Compilation Zine on Grief and Loss. Talks about radical response to death and loss, + how to support someone who is grieving. Second document is an insert that came with the zine, which a soundtrack for grieving. Prints on legal paper.
A guide to supporting a survivor of sexual assault. By Men Against Rape Culture (MARC) and UBUNTU out of Durham, North Carolina USA. from http://
A zine on herbal medicine for trauma, with a focus on sexual assault. The middle page of the zine only takes up half a sheet; it's doubled here, so just cut it in half.
In what is perhaps a first for Aotearoa Pakeha anarchists (please let us know if that isn't the case) 'From the Kitchen' is a zine devoted to the discussion of anarchist mens relationship/response to the feminist movement(s) and our own sexist behaviour. The zine isn't about pointing fingers but instead is done in the style of critical self-reflection by the authors about sexism in their own lives.
Topics in the first issue include:
Me(n) and Pornography
Slugs in the Sandpit - The Gendered politics of the garden
Meat Robots Unite read more »
Sometimes Things Get Confusing When You're Mentally Ill is a brief comix history of a revolutionary activist's struggles with depression, PTSD, abuse, marriage and fatherhood, recovery and struggling to reclaim a sense of self. It's cartoony but not light hearted. There is lots of potentially triggering stuff here. Consider yourself warned.
an argument against the use of cellular technology
Luddite Underground Publications 2005
by E. Moraletat