Gonzo Party House

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By Linnea Kelly, curated for teen voices I was looking for experience. For adventure and excitement. I was looking to venture Read More →

“To His Little Pickle”: Claire Underwood & The Political Woman

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Claire Underwood reveals what political women face as they reconcile stereotypical notions of womanhood alongside personal ambitions and capabilities. Read More →

What I Saw by Chip Livingston

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Today’s post continues to offer insight and experience into the importance of LGBTQ visibility.  Recently, The Advocate had an article on the Read More →

Weekly Tarot With Tif: Feeling Overwhelmed?

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9 of Pentacles: Look at what you really want to invest your time in. Your Weekly Tarot for 03/01/2015-03/07/2015. Read More →

The Select Pleasures of Bipolar Disorder

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I struggle with Bipolar Disorder every day and I bitterly hate living with it hanging over me. It is an Read More →

Due Process

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Due process doesn’t really exist. According to RAINN, only 2 out of every 100 rapists spend a single day in prison. This is because those laws the victims and their advocates are supposed to follow so thoroughly make it impossible to prove what happened to them. Read More →

FICTION: He Needs Your Love So Bad by Amanda Malone

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He Needs Your Love So Bad by Amanda Malone Curated by Amanda Miska The sun’s just started going down and Read More →

Your Super-Duper Intro Guide to Becoming A Vegetarian

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It’s no secret that there are many great reasons to be come a vegetarian, including preservation of the environment (it takes a Read More →

A Guest House in the Far North: Poetry by Dane Hamann

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A Guest House in the Far North ******after “Gasthof zur Muldentalsperre” by Peter Doig No road has been paved to Read More →

Patricia Arquette – Meaning Well Isn’t Enough: Modern Feminism’s Struggle for Intersectionality

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However good her intentions, it’s not good enough. This is the problem with modern feminism. We have focused so very much on the experience of straight white women, that we have forgotten that we have gay sisters, trans* sisters, sisters of color. Read More →

Double Marginalization in Public Schools: Model Minority & Perpetual Foreigner

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The dual racialization of the Asian American as both non-American/Other and model minority results in the group’s alienation from the White majority while also pitting Asian Americans against other racial and ethnic minorities for whom they are to serve as meritocratic models for success. Read More →

Excerpts From Lauren Gordon’s “Little House” Poems

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  I HUNKERED DOWN TO WATCH PA UNDER CHRIST’S HOT SUN He chirruped a horse and my spirit grass laid Read More →

Weekly Tarot With Tif: Balanced Active Wisdom

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The King of Swords advises clear thinking, in head and heart. Your Weekly Tarot for 02/22/2015-02/28/2015. Read More →

Poetry, Comics, & Feminism: We Chat With Comic Book Writer Chris Antzoulis

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I do believe that there is a shortage of strong female characters, but I believe that the industry is moving forward (however slowly or steadily). Every now and again someone takes a tremendous step backward. Read More →

Say A Prayer: Collage Poetry

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Do the hungry ever sleep? Read More →

FICTION: Are Now All That Remain by Jill Talbot

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Are Now All That Remain by Jill Talbot Curated by Amanda Miska The way he slid Dylan from its cover Read More →

[LIT] A Review of Fox Frazier-Foley’s EXODUS IN X MINOR

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There are few times in life where you truly understand & connect to a piece of writing as if you Read More →

Taking A Stand Against Gamergate & Patriarchal Alt Lit

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How do you think the Alt Lit community’s responses to the rape charges compare to the behemoth that is Gamergate? Read More →

The Commodification of Bodies: Self Love Vs. The Male Gaze

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What’s the difference between patriarchal bargaining and sexual expression? Read More →

Weekly Tarot With Tif: Hung Out To Dry

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For this weekly tarot, the Hanged Man advises a moment of reflection. Your Weekly Tarot for 2/15/2015-02/21/2015. Read More →

Modern-Day Female Icons of Comedy and Tragedy on TV

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Last month I made a list of the year’s most memorable female characters, mostly in film and television. I unfortunately Read More →

A Review of Natalie Eilbert’s AND I SHALL AGAIN BE VIRTUOUS

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It’s hard not to have a crush on Natalie Eilbert when she writes such raw yet composed poems that my heart no longer exists, because it was demolished by 6 tons of words. Read More →

FICTION: To Build a Person by Clare Kane

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To Build a Person by Clare Kane Curated by Amanda Miska I take the parcel from the postman, feel it Read More →

[NAUGHTY WITCH] 50 Shades of Meh: 14 Sexier Sex Movies to Watch Instead this Valentine’s Day

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There are plenty of better sex movies to get sexy to this Valentines Day. Check these out. Read More →

American House Fire: Poetry by David Campos

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American House Fire  In a house fire, you don’t die from the flames, so don’t mind the broken windows. I’m Read More →

Why It Matters That The Grammys Took A Stand Against Domestic Violence & Rape

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“Authentic love does not devalue another human being. Authentic love does not silence, shame or abuse…..Your voice will save you.” Read More →

RECAP: The 57th Annual Grammy Awards

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I did y’all a huge solid and watched all 2.5 hours of the Grammys so you wouldn’t have to – you’re welcome. Read More →

Getting Full in Paris

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I was lonely, hungry and full of questions. And then Paris answered. Read More →

Weekly Tarot With Tif: Open Up

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The Ace of Cups advises: Open up your mind and heart. Dream. Your Weekly Tarot for 02/08/2015-02/14/2015. Read More →

Returning to Manhattan from the Woods

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by Jeanne Joe Perrone Reprinted with permission from Quail Bell Magazine January is rough for lots of us; it’s cold, we Read More →

I Still Sleep With My Teddy Bear Every Single Night

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I am a 28-year-old woman. I suppose. Technically. Though in my head, I think of myself as a perpetual girl and I still sleep with a teddy bear. Read More →

Luna Luna Love + Lust: Help! I Can’t Feel Pleasure

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Try to be patient with yourself and your body…Don’t stress out if you can help it. The one thing that pleasure and orgasms hate more than anything else is stress! Read More →

The Naughty Witch’s Guide to Happiness: Learn the Tarot

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There is a huge misconception that tarot is used to read someone’s future, but that is not exactly true. Read More →

FICTION: Tell Me What to Do by Kerry Cullen

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Tell Me What To Do by Kerry Cullen Curated by Amanda Miska I think she started it, but I don’t Read More →

Patriarchy Problems: Straight Women and Gay Men

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When the patriarchy gets in the way of girls who like boys who like boys. Read More →

Archives: Poetry by Jakob VanLammeren

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Archives — grip the prongs & snap the staple out. Carefully remove rubber band. Poconos, 1973. Henry, I can see Read More →

Pocketful of Poesy: Poetry Horoscopes for February

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February, in divine wording. Read More →

The Internet is the Cave Wall of Experimental Poetry

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Around 50,000 to 10,000 years ago, in a world still populated by a vast number of Neanderthals, the first human beings emerged. These first humans had the same brain structure that we have today. Unlike the Neanderthals, they had the capacity for abstract thought. We know this because they began to create. Read More →

Performing Gender: I Of The Beholder

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I’m ending this three-part series on gender performance with a call to action. Defend the women around you. Defend the fictional women. Defend the real women. Defend complicated women, angry women, sad women. Read More →

How Can We Stop Heteronormative Parenting?

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I’ve often wondered how to move away from heteronormative parenting. I want to give my kids choices — to leave room for them to be themselves. Read More →

Poems by Natasha Moni

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There Are Times When the Heart Stops and the Person Continues This may sound simple but stop— There is more Read More →

Weekly Tarot With Tif: That Midas Touch

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For this weekly tarot, we are presented with the King of Pentacles, a royal man at the height of his power. Your Weekly Tarot for 02/01/2015-02/07/2015. Read More →

Did Angie’s Article on Refugee Camps Move You? Here’s How You Can Help

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Here are some organizations that need your help. Read More →

Have You Accepted Glitter as Your Personal Lord & Savior?

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Check out some of my favorite glittery products! Read More →

FICTION: Vigilance by J.E. Reich

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Vigilance by J.E. Reich Curated by Amanda Miska EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is an excerpt from J.E. Reich’s novel-in-progress. Spanning three Read More →

Lysistrata by Aristophanes: A Review

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“We must abstain from cock and balls”- Lysistrata   Lysistrata is not a feminist play. In fact it was written Read More →

Readers, We Need to Know: What Do You Want To Read at Luna Luna?

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Help us make Luna Luna better. Read More →

[LISA A. FLOWERS] WRITERS & EDITORS RESPOND TO THE J. BRADLEY POEM & TED HASH-BERRYMAN INTERVIEW

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Editors Note: I asked the poets and editors directly involved with the Jesse Bradley/ Lockjaw Magazine and Ted Hash-Berryman / Queen’s Mob Teahouse publications if they Read More →

[DENA RASH GUZMAN] WRITERS & EDITORS RESPOND TO THE J. BRADLEY POEM & TED HASH-BERRYMAN INTERVIEW

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Editors Note: I asked the poets and editors directly involved with the Jesse Bradley/ Lockjaw Magazine and Ted Hash-Berryman / Queen’s Mob Teahouse publications if they Read More →

Lockjaw Magazine Editor Speaks Out About J. Bradley Poem

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Editors Note: I asked the poets and editors directly involved with the Jesse Bradley/ Lockjaw Magazine and Ted Hash-Berryman / Queen’s Mob Teahouse publications if they Read More →