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(Title from "Now Take Flight" by Coyote Grace)

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micdotcom:

The last feminist bookstores in America

About twenty years ago, there were well over 100 self-described feminist bookstores in the United States. These shelves have been stocked with literature relating to a wide array of topics, including feminist history, LGBTQ issues, sexuality, abuse, community organizing, erotica, and gender and identity politics. This was not your neighborhood Barnes & Noble. However, that number has plummeted over the years, and today only around a dozen remain in North America.

While these shops used to fill a specific demand, the advent of the Internet, the Kindle and competitive pricing at major retailers has made such niche materials much more accessible.

So do we even need feminist bookstores anymore? While it’s certainly become easier to buy  feminist materials elsewhere, many would argue that it is much harder to replicate the sense of community and solidarity once provided by these regional institutions. 

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I visit antigone at least once a week. It’s gem of tucson.

cubebreaker:

The Rethink Homelessness campaign aims to dispel stereotypes and remind us that the circumstances which lead to living on the streets could happen to each and every one of us.

kipperclothiers:

Kipper Clothiers introduces their line of Scabal Festival fabrics: Ceremonial & Formal Wear Photo credit: Tristan Crane Photography

kipperclothiers:

Kipper Clothiers introduces their line of Scabal Festival fabrics: Ceremonial & Formal Wear 

Photo credit: Tristan Crane Photography

REBLOG IF YOU SUPPORT THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF SEX WORK
"I don’t see race" = "I don’t see racism" = "racism makes me uncomfortable" = "I don’t want to address racism" = racism still continues

katblaque:

Pretending that racism doesn’t exist is not going to solve racism..