Last year I attended a feminist conference in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, amid preliminary rumblings of the civil war that would break up the country and mutilate the city in the name of nationalism. The conference, which brought women from all over Eastern Europe and the United States, was the first gathering of its kind in the East, a historic event. We introduced ourselves by name and place.Read more.
No More Nice Girls
Do you believe in the radical possibilities of pleasure, babe? Ellen Willis sure did. This collection of essays about feminism, identity politics, drugs and sex is funny, mind-altering reading that’s even more relevant than it was when it was published. Willis, a writer and activist who wrote for the New Yorker and the Village Voice, was best known for her music criticism. This collection of her cultural criticism is available here for the first time as an ebook. Warning: reading it might change your life!