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Comment by Karley Bayer on January 21, 2012 at 5:13pm

The Filth is currently accepting submissions for our Sex Toy issue. You know that sextoy party you went to last year? We wanna hear about that. Remember the first time you bought/used something plastic/mechanical? Come on, don’t be shy. Have a favorite toy that you wanna recommend? Ever bought a toy for someone else? Worked in a porn shop? Don’t make us beg for it!!

This will be our spring issue, out in April. Deadline for submissions is MARCH 31, 2012! Send your best, dirtiest, filthiest stories, poems, pictures, drawings, and paintings to

TheFilthSubmissions@gmail.com

Also, come on over and “like” us on Facebook to stay abreast of all Filthy happenings.

Comment by Catherine Elms on January 19, 2012 at 4:00am

WANTED: FEMINIST ART! Swansea Women's Centre, a women's refuge in Wales, are holding a workshop day for International Women's Day. One of the rooms at the centre will be turned into a feminist art gallery for the day, and we're looking for all kinds of artwork to feature in our gallery! The focus is on women's experience - artwork can include painting, collage, poetry, crafts, drawings - anything that you have created yourself! The gallery will be open to people of all ages, so we ask that artwork submitted is not sexually graphic/explicit. The deadline for submitting items is mid-February. We can't pay for items, but we are happy to return them to you if you provide us with a SAE. For more details, email us at swanseafeministnetwork@gmail.com.

Comment by Melissa Ann Manfredi on January 16, 2012 at 8:50pm

I would love to read about kawaii :)

Comment by Anastasia Kirages on January 16, 2012 at 12:26pm

Does anyone have any writing about the concept of "kawaii," especially in the context of Japanese culture?  Or perhaps some kawaii memorabilia they want to contribute to a zine about the kawaii culture?  Just let me know!  I make a zine about art in Texas and the winter issue is going to be about kawaii things.  Thanks!

Comment by Melissa Ann Manfredi on January 16, 2012 at 2:17am

Still looking for submissions needed by the end of next week.

Comment by Melissa Ann Manfredi on January 14, 2012 at 1:32am

For those who didn't grow up with snow, what was your first experience to a icy winter? What was your reaction?

Comment by Melissa Ann Manfredi on January 12, 2012 at 7:23pm

Artists! I need wintery art...stat! Please e-mail me at melissamanfredi@att.net

Comment by Sari of Hoax on January 8, 2012 at 3:36pm

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - HOAX #7

The topic of Hoax #7 will be feminisms and CHANGE. We are eager for feminists of all backgrounds & genders to submit! 

Potential ideas for material include, but are not limited to: 

  • Goals: how we aim to act & who we want to become / thinking about the future of feminism / short term vs. long term planning
  • Measuring Change: methods in which we attempt to gauge change (grant cycles, report cards, the DSM, etc.) / is change quantifiable?  / a-ha moments in which we have observed noticeable differences in our communities / “normative” & expected changes (in terms of personal & community development, growing up, queerness as “a phase,” recovery, etc.) / delusions of “progress” / changes that have not necessarily been positive/ inspirational stories
  • Development: colonization & gentrification / community organizing (strategies, personal stories etc.) / feminist & queer geography / international gender issues / re-location
  • Loss: grief / assimilation / death of someone close to you / dealing with trauma 
  • The Body: changing relationship our bodies over time (aging, weight, political beliefs, surgeries, etc.) / the “love yr body!” expectation within feminism (critiques of this expectation; positive stories) / body modification 
  • The Self: personal growth & ways in which feminism has (or has not) pushed & challenged us / self-care & feminism / “the personal is political” – the importance of that statement paired with the necessity of challenging it / do we have a “true self” that escapes change? / how “coming out” alters the way that we relate to others & vice versa / stuff that others have tried to change about us (through force, coercion etc.)
  • Legislation: the pros & cons of legislative reform / does “radical” always mean a rejection of legislative reform? / obtaining legal aid / social factors that impact our relationship to the cops / when & if can the master’s tools be used to fuck with the master’s house
  • Visibility / Communication / Media: how our personal changes are showcased & read / self-expression (or lack thereof) & how it relates to feminism, queerness, zine making, etc / books, movies & music which have influenced us / changing nature of information sharing as it relates to feminism/ how the media has changed our perception of time & social justice work/ personal exposure & secrecy  
  • Relationships: our feminism has impacted our interpersonal relationships (with family, friends, partners etc.) / relationships between who we are and what we can (& cannot) do / trying to change ourselves in order to feel accepted / how does (& doesn’t) feminism accommodate people who hold different identities & come from different backgrounds 
  • Language: evolution of terminology & identity descriptors / nuances of identity politics in feminist & queer circles / what terms we embrace and cast aside over time / applications of the “feminist” label
  • History: unearthing connections with our predecessors / relationships to feminists & queers of the past / importance of historical perseverance / traditions (when to keep & to alter) / personal reflections & retrospections

we also totally need lots of artwork (photos, collages, illustrations, drawings, paintings, comics, etc.)! particularly for background designs and things that compliment the written material.

please aim to send us yr amazing material to hoaxzine (at) gmail (dot) com by march 1st, 2012. if you are interested, feel free to e-mail us yr ideas for topics & artwork!  as always, we are willing to work with you during any and every stage of the writing process. the sooner you send us yr work, the better!

also, we are still distributing back issues of hoax #3 – feminism & health, hoax #4 – feminism & hirstory, hoax #5 – feminisms & community, and hoax #6 – feminisms & communication, in addition to our perzines. please check out our etsy shop or email us if you would like to obtain any of these issues!

it’s been almost three years since we first began working on hoax. since 2009, hannah montana has been taken off the air,  carrie brownstein picked up her guitar again, ugg boots are even more out of style, & those of us in the US can officially be detained indefinitely. neither of us can believe how much this project has expanded since its inception. thank you so much to every contributor, reader, & supporter of this zine!

we are looking forward to seeing yr work!

in solidarity,
sari & rachel

Comment by hank shane on January 8, 2012 at 1:28am

MonkeyTrash.org is up and running and updated and we are always looking for your submissions! We've had some great stuff so far and look forward to reading more and more! Don't forget... free copies to all contributors. Thanks!

Comment by Secadora Fanzine on December 31, 2011 at 1:31pm


 

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