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Charm City Zinepeople

For people in the metro Baltimore/DC area

Location: Baltimore, MD
Members: 30
Latest Activity: Jan 15

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Started by Lance Meadows Mar 22, 2011.

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Comment by Sari of Hoax on May 20, 2011 at 12:23am

hoax #5 - feminisms and COMMUNITY is offically finished! essays include: core requirements for a “safer space”; a manifesta written as the basis for the mother ourselves bootcamp for queer folks of color; supporting those who are new to feminism; notes from a trans*feminist; queer land movements; community in the punk scene; environmental consciousness and ecofeminist policy; a comic about food co-ops; parenting and looking to create community for one’s child; a coming of age story about radicalization through queer internet forums and punk rock; thoughts on collectives; wanting a more intersectionary feminist community; rethinking personal feminist politics; a comic about the cons of “women’s space;” reflections of a soon-to-be community organizer; a short introduction to the amish community; an intersectional feminist library short list; girl-on-girl crime & the need for unity amongst women; a reinvestigation on sexual assault; the effects of a family member’s suicide; a powerful poem called “crowing the may queen,” reflections of zine release party that implemented as “safer space” policy; and how the labor movement has helped feminism! also includes an interview with the editors, original art/comics, prose, feminist we love, and vegan recipes! 1/2 size, 68 pages, b&w, and super text heavy! we have decided to pledge 10% OF THE PROCEEDS OF EACH ISSUE PURCHASED FROM US THROUGH SEPTEMBER TO SUPPORT BO THE DOG’S SURGERY. you can read more about bo’s condition here. asking $4 or similar trade! e-mail hoaxzine@gmail.com or leave me a message/comment for more information!

Comment by marysuezine on January 25, 2011 at 1:19pm
Little Mary Sue Wants to Change The World #2 is a teen perzine and is available for trade. The 2nd issues includes topics such as conflicted feelings, anticipations for 2011. and first time drug use. Email marysuezine@gmail.com if interested.
Comment by Sari of Hoax on January 1, 2011 at 1:52am

the baltimore-based radical feminist zine hoax now has issue #4 out!

essays include: issues of bias & falsified neutrality in using a pen name; girlhood and influences from community and parents; questioning riot grrrl’s contemporary survival; combating
gendered notions from parents and coming to learn about feminism;
storytelling and transnational feminist theory; comparing the position
of women in ancient rome and contemporary united states; jane addams
& the hull house; standing up to a teacher who was a
perpetrator of sexual assault; community, art, and media autonomy in
slovenia; calling out the HRC/liberal gay agenda for perpetuating
heteronormativity and assimilation; being a “drag hag”; exploring the
idea of having lived a past life; being a queer,
male-bodied/male-identified pro-feminist; being influenced by a
grandmother’s inadvertent feminism; sylvia plath and the feminist
inversion of mythology; a brief history of witchcraft; heterosexual
brasilian sex tourism; FBI infiltration of the second wave feminist
movement; learning about feminism through a father; reflections on
working in a women’s shelter; the achievements of jeanette howard
foster; coming to be a feminist man & questioning restrictive
masculinity; what it means for an ethnicity to be considered
“caucasian”; in-depth exploration of one’s first triggering experience;
becoming a christian feminist; and the radical feminist history of
mother’s day. also includes original artwork & comic excerpts,
feminists we love, and vegan recipes! ½ size, 80 pages, b&w, and
super text heavy! asking US$4 (includes shipping) or trade!

send me a message, e-mail hoaxzine(at)gmail(dot)com, or find a copy at red emmas!

Comment by Karley Bayer on November 30, 2010 at 1:57pm
Hey.
http://www.wix.com/the_filth/zine
I'd love some Bmore contacts, do some trades, maybe swap contributions?
Comment by moongirl on September 4, 2010 at 2:38pm
there will be a zine section called Radical Readers at the Baltimore Book festival in Mt. Vernon!
Also D.I.Y fest (a really wonderful event) takes place on 9/24 at St. John's Church on st. Paul! Please come, I will be at both events!
Comment by moongirl on June 8, 2010 at 4:04pm
Tiny new fanzines coming soon!
Comment by Rachel on May 5, 2010 at 11:06am
i just finished my first issue of my perzine! this zine is titled a tale of two cities: baltimore vs new york city. it's a composite of my experiences & reflections about moving from manhattan to baltimore. i talk a lot about what it means to call a place home, community, race, class, what it means to be queer & a feminist in both places, nostalgia etc. 24 pages, half size. i would love love love to trade! comment, inbox, or email uniunverse@gmail.com

comment, inbox, or email uniunverse@gmail.com
Comment by moongirl on March 7, 2010 at 3:52pm
Hey, Im in Baltimore! I'm so happy to see the evidence more of the scene here.
Comment by Rachel on February 14, 2010 at 8:01pm
Hey! I am very new to this site. I am currently living in Baltimore. I write a feminist zine called Hoax. We currently have two issues. I would love to trade with anybody who is interested!
Comment by Leeking Inc. on November 27, 2009 at 9:14am
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