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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race — Johnny Ward

A note from Series Editor Sarah Marcus: Born from a powerful in-class discussion that we had about gender, race, and the role of masculinity in rape culture, “Be A Man/Be A Woman” poems are an analysis of gendered personal experience … Continue reading

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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race — DeJuan Brooks

A note from Series Editor Sarah Marcus: Born from a powerful in-class discussion that we had about gender, race, and the role of masculinity in rape culture, “Be A Man/Be A Woman” poems are an analysis of gendered personal experience … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MIRIAM’S SONG

“Miriam the prophetess” by Anselm Feuerbach. Public Domain image. “Miriam the prophetess… took the tambourine in her hand; and all the women followed her with tambourines and dances. And Miriam called to them: Sing…” (Exodus 15:20-21) Editor’s Note: The most … Continue reading

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Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment By Leslie Maxwell By now you’ve likely seen the video released recently by Hollaback!, a campaign to end street harassment, in which a woman walking around New York is harassed … Continue reading

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Feminism, Culture, and Poetry: An Interview with Lisa Marie Basile

Feminism, Culture, and Poetry: An Interview with Luna Luna Magazine Editor Lisa Marie Basile by Sarah Marcus This interview originally appeared as part of Gazing Grain Press’s feminist-author interview series by co-editor Sarah Marcus and is reprinted here with permission. Sarah Marcus: You … Continue reading

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A Review of Leah Umansky’s Don Dreams and I Dream

A Review of Leah Umansky’s Don Dreams and I Dream  by Sarah Marcus As a binge watcher of the television show Mad Men and as a feminist reading through a feminist lens, I was interested to discover the manner in which Leah Umansky would address … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LAURA E. DAVIS

By Laura E. Davis: ATTITUDES TOWARD SEX THE BOYS ARE ALWAYS TALKING about their cocks, naming names—Rebecca, Elizabeth, Ashley—we see these girls all lined up, waiting to admire the boys’ cocks. And the boys talk about size of their cocks, … Continue reading

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