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paid zine submissions: femmes, family, fertility

to all the femmes grieving family; grieving fertility: i see you.the pain in your hearts ache with the rhythm of the pain in mine. what i crave knowing is:how do you survive?how do you grieve? how do you heal? how do you protect your hearts? how do you connect and thrive? what magic did you weave to craft family in renewed and revolutionary ways? -------------- this zine will be released on mother's day May 14th, 2017 and submissions are due April 30th. no late submissions will be reviewed. you can submit your genius here:https://goo.gl/forms/OfNfw6u8pOvSkB8w2a maximum of 20 submissions will be chosen for the zine. the creators of the chosen submissions will share 40% of the profits from the project. another...

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learning to believe

this piece appears in the e-zine 'femmes surviving toxic masculinity". the project is pay-what-you-can starting at zero dollars. you can download it here.-- i'm undoing you from my skin - rupi kaur it’s hard to admit this, but the truth is: i can sometimes struggle to believe survivors.i walk in marches. i support people recovering from sexual assault and abuse. i argue with loved ones and family members when they defend rapists like jian giomeshi. i’ve changed my facebook profile photo to a meme that says "we believe you".but the truth is sometimes, when it counts, i struggle to believe.it’s a contradiction, isn’t it? to have curated this zine and admit that sometimes, i struggle to believe. it’s hard to...

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herbal tea drive for BIPOC femme survivors

recently the witch cabinet launched an e-zine called "we believe you - femmes surviving toxic masculinity". the zine's call for submissions offered herbal gifts to BIPOC folks who submitted. some of these gifts are coming from the remaining stock of the witch cabinet's apothecary. the remainder of the herbal gifts are coming from you: magical, powerful, witchy femme community. the idea is that you will send the witch cabinet dried herbs and we will put all the herbs together into one blend, which will be sent to the contributors. the requests from BIPOC contributors in terms of herbal support have included support for: being bravehealing broken heartssetting clear boundarieseasing paingroundingsettling anxietynurturingproviding strength there has been a specific request for herbs...

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call-out culture and being "too much"

“unapologetic. no small in her silence. no quiet in her thunder. she swallows oceans when she speaks, and hugs you like it ain’t nothing. like she didn’t just turn your body into molten liquid. like fruit flies aren’t flying around where your head used to be.” - shirin cameron pretty girls keep their mouths shut in kindergarten i was called “bossy”. at my elementary school graduation I won the leadership award. as I crossed the stage to give my speech, papers shaking in my tiny prepubescent hands, the boys whispered behind me, “the only reason she won is that she was sleeping with mr. walters”. in high school i was voted “talks the most” two years in a row and...

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radio interview: magic, tarot, and ecofeminism.

recently i was interview by my friend kluane for her radio show gender trouble on cfuv victoria's campus and community radio station. the show was about eco-feminism and i talked about solidarity, my magical practice, and how all of that relates to tarot. i also talked about my feelings regarding pushing open binary-gendered spaces. the interview starts around 24:00. you can listen to it here.

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