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In Wonderland
(CA/US)
Bonnie Burton
Boulder Creek, CA
USA
2004
(added 27/7/2007)

I'm Having a Baby When?
(PA/US)
"This continuation of Rebekah’s pregnancy stories includes her sudden labor and difficult, premature C-Section delivery." Quoted from Columbia Univ. Libraries online Catalog.
Rebekah Buchanan
Philadelphia, PA
USA
2006
(added 26/7/2007)

I Don't Think Secrets Exist in Our Relationship
( FL/US)
"In this diary like zine, Teresa becomes painfully disillusioned with a friendship. She struggles not only with interpersonal relationships but also with self-image esteem issues in the "image-obsessed" punk rock scene." Quoted from Columbia Univ. Libraries online Catalog.
Teresa Brat
Bradenton, FL
USA
(added 26/7/2007)

It'll Happen
(Canada)
"it'll happen was created by two photographer/artists in November 2006, who, after receiving Bachelor Degrees in Fine Art Photography, were feeling embittered with the high art scene. The zine was started to give themselves and others a venue that was not based on status or the financial pressures of the art world but on playful creativity, honesty, total subjectivity and the oh so reactionary idea that making art can be fun. The only guidelines for the zine are the size (8.5 by 11) and the two dimensional aspect of the page. it'll happen has included the work of a number of emerging Canadian artists, photographers and writers. The issues are published monthly and the zine is always happy to consider contributions."
Beckariel Combubin
http://www.itllhappenzine.blogspot.com
itll.happen
[AT] yahoo.ca
(added 13/6/2007)

It Takes All Kinds
(MN/US)
It Takes All Kinds is a literary compilation zine started in January, 2006 by Misty O'Brien. The zine is published quarterly in January, April, July and October." Quoted from ZineWiki.
http://www.bravegirlstudio.net/
(added 13/6/2007)

I'm Not Waiting
(UK)
"Written in 2004 as an adaptation of the author's MA research into feminist activism, I'm Not Waiting (subtitled: "Doin' It Yrself, Now") offers challenges to the constructions of feminist activism within, and as a result of action by, women's DIY music communities." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 13/6/2007)

I'm a Wrekk
(US)
"I'm A Wrekk is a zine written by Alex Wrekk, currently with three issues available." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 13/6/2007)

i'm so fucking beautiful "i'm so fucking beautiful was a zine authored by Nomy Lamm in the mid-1990s. The zine was a small-format, xeroxed and illustrated anthology of essays by the now-famous writer, activist, public speaker, singer and musician from the Pacific Northwest. More than a collection of essays expressing Lamm's experiences as a fat citizen in a diet obsessed culture and nation, the zine also defied corporate machinations by serving as a clarion call to recognize and accept beauty in all its forms." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 13/6/2007)

Ilse Content
(WA/US)
"Ilse Content is an ongoing lit-zine/perzine by Alexis Wolf. It is published out of Seattle, Portland, Olympia and San Francisco. The editor states her zine is "made with as much care as possible, lots of family history and ghost feelings and random sewn together poetics trying to adjust to the world." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 7/6/2007)

I Remember These Places When They Used to Exist "...the second in a series of one-shot zines created by Carolee Gilligan Wheeler and Jennie Hinchcliff of http://www.podpodpost.com/. Similar in feeling to their prior zine Kimagure No Dowa Hon, this zine explores the relationships we have with our memories and the passage of time, and how we try and reconcile the two. By incorporating found images along with cut and paste text, Remember These Places reminds us that our personal histories are malleable things we are constantly recreating/rewriting for ourselves and anyone else who will listen." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 7/6/2007)

The Interview Was Literal "Very raw prose, poetry, and rant-filled perzine. The words provoke you, the images don't distract you, and her ideas and feelings are something to aspire to. 'Yeah. I'm a feminist. I'm not scared to think it. I'm not scared to write it. I'm not even scared to say it out loud. I'm not radical, because I feel there's no need to be. I'm not scary, because that has never been productive. I love men, I love my relationships that I have with men. I think they're beautiful. But the more and more I explore this grand land of the occlusive SELF, the more I realized how important it is for me, as a female, to be a feminist. I think that female relationships are always going to be complicated, are always going to be feared and are always going to be problematic. But I also think that they're the most transformational relationships.'" Quoted and available to order from Gigglebot Distro.
(added 15/2/2007)

I've Never Meta-Zine I Didn't Like 
(US)
"Lauren of Galateas Pants zine has put together a very comprehensive, interesting, and enjoyable zine-about-zines. I've Never Meta-Zine I Didn't Like is a cultural research project and history of zines rolled up into, well, a zine. Lauren examines the historical roots of the zine spirit, and explores the role that zines have in social change. Lauren also offers a bit of critical analysis regarding privelege, classism, and "closed-circuit-networking" in the zine world. " Quoted and available to order from Parcell Press Distro.
(added 1/02/2007)


I Survived Gwar "A mini-mini comic about a GWAR SHOW. DUDE. YES! I loved this zine. Although it was short and less gore-y. Cathy semi-unveils that the members of GWAR are really a bunch of nerds (she's really right though.) This mini mini comic almost makes GWAR huggable." Zine by Cathy. Quoted and available to order from Gimme Brains!!! Distro.
(added 31/01/2007
)

Inner Monologue "I have never seen a layout like SaraEllen did for this issue. It's sort of like a pamphlet with three seperate pages securely fastened with a paper clip. SaraEllen says the layout is in honor of the first zine she read called, "Espon Energy #8" Very nice. This zine is decorated with cute drawings of little boys and girls. Definitely set the feeling of the zine. SaraEllen's Inner Monologue #6 is pure thoughts of consciousness about herself and what she enjoys. You really get a feel for SaraEllen in this zine (probably the goal for most perzines, I'm assuming, don't mind me) Here's the one of pieces of writing that stuck with me when I read this zine that hit my heart." Zine by SaraEllen. Quoted and available to order from Gimme Brains!!! Distro.
(added 31/01/2007
)

in the kitchen at parties "This music zine is very amazing. It's 36 pages filled with interview from various bands/musicians like Robert Nanna/The City on Film, Bullet Union, Son, Ambulance, Encyclopedia, Ian Mackaye, Matt Bayles (used to be the keyboardist of Minus the Bear) and Projekt A-ko. I really like this zine because the interviews are interesting and laid out well/creatively." Zine by Martha. Quoted and available to order from Gimme Brains!!! Distro.
(added 31/01/2007
)

An Illustrated Animal Alphabet "26 black and white illustrations of animals. (One for every letter of the alphabet, of course.) Plus a list of all the animals featured AND their scientific names! Wow! You're going to be so darned smart when you finish reading this. 4-1/4 x 3-1/4 inches Great for all ages!" By Vaz. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

An Introduction to Anarchist Feminism "This essay concisely and thoroughly reviews anarchist feminism's history as both a political perspective and social movement. Anarchist feminism's relation to anarchism and feminism also receives consideration. Pivotal turning points in its history are reflected upon, as are associated key activists. Best of all is the extended annotated bibliography of anarchist feminist literary sources. A useful reference for activists, enthusiasts, and scholars alike." Zine by Jeanine Pfahlert. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

I Love New York
(US)
"A little comic about a little girl's adventure in the Big Apple."
Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

In the Bedroom
(On/Canada)
"Sara says: 'Three narratives and three poems... About love, death, sleep, and the stuff dreams are made of.' I didn't even need to write a description because she sums it up perfectly! Sara writes beautifully and this is one zine you'll want to get, even if you're not that fond of poetry in general."
Quoted and available from Sweet Pea Distro.
(added 10/10/2006)

In the Pink
(US)
"In The Pink is just getting underway. Please look for it to premier at Beantown Zinetown! Hope yer on the edge of yer seats! In The Pink covers a broad variety of topics- stay tuned for the arrival of Issue 1! XOXOX Mercedes." Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
Athame11 [AT] aol.com
(added 15/09/2006)

I Used To Be a Punk Rocker But Now I Am Ok "Features work and submissions of writing, reviews, photos, mail art, fine art by Maxi Boyd, Dan Buck, Cimmerian, The Forgotten Rebels, GBJ, Antony Irvine, Roberto Keppler, Kiyotei, Jason Lynn, Yves Maraux, Bob Merkin, Les Paterson, Prisa Pierrino, Roberto Scala, The Snot Rockets, Eric Thompson, Edi Vaché, Ed Willson - the theme PUNK." Zine by Maxi Boyd. Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
maxi_boyd [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.geocities.com/maxi_boyd/iusetobeapunkrocker.html
(added 15/09/2006)

If I Am Ever Les[s] Than A Mountain
(NY/US)
Personal zine by Leah.
NY,NY,
USA
drugfacts [AT] hotmail.com
(added 15/09/2006)

Ingleside News Zine
(Canada)
"12 - the Homecoming issue. 48 pgs, half-legal. Realizing moving to Vancouver was a BIG mistake, running out of cash and having to sell everything I own to come back, and being too proud to tell anyone what was really going on, coming back with my cat, being back in my childhood neighbourhood, and a tour of the neighbourhood, my cat's neutering operation and the moral dilemmas that ensued, how translating my zine to english is going for me (this is the second issue to be translated) plus the usual zine reviews, editor's note and all... I've only been translating the zine from french to english for the past 2 issues... so my zine is slowly getting more new readers.. but even people who know next to nothing about me will learn A LOT by picking up this very personal and revealing issue." Zine by IsaBelle Bourret. Quoted from www.zinesters.net. This zine later changed name to "Orange & Blue" in later issues. It then changed again in further issues to "Girl w/ Cat".
PO Box #71
Succursale B
Québec QC
G1K 7A1
CANADA
girl_w_cat [AT] yahoo.com
ingleside_news_zine [AT] yahoo.com

(added 14/09/2006)

Inking Time

"Erica writes about nine different males that were a part of her life in various ways. She eloquently describes the tattoos that adorned each of their bodies. I thought this was a unique read. 'i noticed that one arm was entirely black, all the way to the elbow. little spirals of color escaped upward, moving from all that dense ink. the other arm was about a quarter black, and when I asked him what it meant, he replied: 'i was tired of my tattoos'. that was the virgo in him, always ready to sweep personal history under the rug.'" Zine by Erica. Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


Identity

"With stream of consciousness writing, Ida projects strong feelings and thoughts about daily existence. 'All the woven pieces of experiences and thoughts come together. Soon they become memories. These are the things that comprise personality. It's a weird feeling to have, to know that all life really is, is a strange combination of events one person has, or actually one person's interpretation of the events in their lives.'' Zine by Ida. Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


I Want My Baby

"Melanie writes about her somber experience of going through a miscarriage, the surgery she had to endure afterwards and healing; not only physically but emotionally. I applaud her for being brave enough to create this zine." Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
rebelgirl89 [AT] hotmail.com
(added 11/9/2006)



I Know You're Out There
(CA/US)

"Mae wrote that sharing stories about herself is a difficult thing for her to do but I have to say that her style of writing is so smooth and I felt as if she were telling me these stories herself. She also included fun extra inserts of photos, art and text that I enjoyed. Mae writes about finding riot grrrl and the affect it had on her as a Filipina. She writes about love & relationships, happiness and traveling. An excerpt: 'Writing and exploring my options, grabbing life by the throat and smelling that sweet ass breeze on a hot day kept me going and got me thinking there must be more to life than feeling like I'm alone in the world or ugly just because I'm not the "universal beauty'." Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


I Hear You Like Stories
(PA/US)
"The third issue of I Hear You Like Stories features a list about the ineptitude of babies, an essay about the difficulties of leaving, two lists about big cats, and a story about Old Mother Hubbard (that ballsy bitch). Plus! A hand-printed sparkly cover and a gorgeous vellum cover lining." Issue #3 by Meg. Quoted and available to order from All That Glitters Distro.
meg [AT] gladyssellsthings.com
http://stories.gladyssellsthings.com
(added 11/9/2006)

If destroyed still true
(UK)

"Nine felt the time was right to make a zine dealing with the topic of grief and her mother’s death. The result is an acutely tender collection of writing that is part diary, part post-script, part letter and part list. It is difficult for me to know what to write about a zine that is so incredibly personal, but what this zine communicates is a story of two amazing people. And I’m really glad that Nine chose to share her mum with us." Quoted and available to order from Cause & Effect Distro.
(added 28/7/2006)

Infectitis
(MA/US)
"This is an absolutely lovely zined penned in it's entirety by halley hurray. this is such a posi summer zine about all aspects of halleys life. being an anarchist, being in love, tending her garden, the insane people she meets hanging out in the park late at night, allergies and her hometown. filled throughout by ace little drawings that match the text. this is pretty much just a really nice zine that makes you feel good to be alive!" Quoted and available to order from
Dead Trees and Dye Distro.
(added 28/7/2006)

I Went To Punkfest And All I Got Was This Lousy Zine!
(New Zealand)
"Punkfest is a weekend-long fest'o'punk (shows, markets, vege food and stuff) that happens in Wellington, New Zealand each year. I Went To Punkfest... is a zine put together for Punkfest 2001 by Kerry Ann Lee and friends. Included in this zine are scene reports from Wellington and Auckland and a shorter one from Christchurch, photography from shows, protests and parties, personal experiences of past Punkfests and of the New Zealand punk scene(s), interviews with Phil Clayton of the NZ Anti-Vivisection Society, Penny "The Sound Laydee" Collins, Richard Griffiths, who did his sociology master's on NZ punk and Tom Rowell ("artist, writer, musician"), and other bits and pieces. An interesting read as well as a good resource if you're interested in the NZ punk scene and some of the many things going on in this country." Quoted and available to order at Moon Rocket Distro.
(added 25/7/2006)

If the Floors Could Talk
(Canada)
"if the floors could talk is an artzine of sorts... its a collections of ads & articals from newspapers from 1939 & 1940 found beneith the floorboards of my house. it also comes with a set of 6 mini (¼ size) note papers. quarter size with pink or green covers and alternating(pink or green) center pages, 18 pages." Quoted and available from Static-Cling Distro. Zine created by Dystatic, who also manages Static-Cling Distro.
dystatic [AT] gmail.com
(added 13/7/2006)


Interwined
(US)
"Marla DiCarlo’s very personal, very inspiring zine. Even if you are NOTHING like Marla I guarantee you will find something you can relate to in this rag. Writings about relationships, her family and her adorable dog." Quoted and available to order from MyOwnBrain Productions.
(added 29/06/2006)
In or Out: Bisexuality & A Place to Call Home
(US)

"Heather created this resource for school. She has collected essays, resources &words of wisdom about bisexuality with an easy to read layout featuringartwork from Cristy Road of Green Zine. This is a great place to startwhen learning about bisexuality with essays about privilege, acceptance,biphobia, myths vs. truths & more. Get this for someone you care about!" Quoted and available to order from My My Distro.
(added 28/06/2006)

Indestructible
(NY/US)
"Cristy has retired Greenzine only to have it turn into a Graphic novel Indestructable is the first. Chronicling jr. high and high school growing up as a punk rock queer latina in miami in the early 90s. as always cristy road did no wrong, need i say more?" Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
(added 26/06/2006)

Idle Tuesday
(CA/US)
"This issue closes a chapter on Violets life and her zine, her Senior year. She talks about the things that shaped her, the events that happened, and looks back on the past documenting how much shes changed in 4 years. Also included are her version of Jne Bostons 25 list, and why being on the pill doesnt make her less of a feminist. She wraps the zine up with her future dreams and a yummy banana brownie recipie." Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
(added 26/06/2006)

The Invisibility of Women Prisoners' Activism
(US)

"Vikki documents how women's prisoners activism has largely been ignored by those doing activism to support prisoners, and what gender-specific problems women face in the prison system. Very well documented and interesting." Quoted and available to order from Great Worm Express Distro.
(added 21/06/2006)

 

It's Not Just Boys fun
(Germany)
"#1: Absence/Product X/Purpose/Unison/boycot Nike/women in developing countries/. #2: ABC tribute issue: info on pol. prisoners/Boycot/quotes/personal bits/women&HC/..." Quoted and Available to order from Tilt Distro.
(added 19/06/2006)

I Don't Want You To Leave
(US)
"I do not want you to leave is a high-production value litzine with several well told short stories... Jacinta's introduction explains the title's name, odd as it is.  The interior pages are well laid out, and the binding is hand down with embroidery thread of various colours.  Of the stories therein, I personally was drawn to 'Coke Tricks' which, while initially is a story about the properties of Coke on automotive paint is actually a deeper discussion about the priorities of friendships and gender issues.  I also enjoyed, 'Fruit Stripes' having consumed many sticks of the gum in question as a youth.  It ends with an interesting, albiet surreal story entitled, 'Scratch'." Quoted in and available to order from North West Zine Works.
(added 2/06/2006)

Invincible Summer: An Anthology
(US)

"In this anthology, you will find the first eight issues of the zine "Invincible Summer" by Nicole Georges.  The publisher, Microcosm Publishing, says: 'Overflowing with personality and wit, drama and art, this anthology presents 5 years of Nicole's low paying jobs, heartbreaking romances, inspiring friendships, vegan recipes, dog motherhood, and endless trips to the corner coffeeshop.'  This anthology is the first time I have encountered Georges' work, and I hope she does more zines so I can add them to my collection." Quoted and available to order from Driving Blind Distro.
PO Box 12763
Portland, OR 97212
USA
kniqole [AT] hotmail.com
(added 1/06/2006)



Introvert
(US)
"Nicole writes a great personal zine filled with beautiful prose dealing with friendship, moving, love, and all those other great things.  In the introduction, she says, "The following writings are pieces I picked off of me along the way.  Some are outdated and no longer reflect my current life situation - but I feel that makes them no less important, as they coached me to choose my paths I run/walk/skip down now." If you enjoy perzines, pick this up to add to your collection." Quoted and available to order from Driving Blind Distro.
(added 1/06/2006)


 
Incongruous Number Uno
(US)
"This newcomer's zine was a good find. Reminds me of earlier Mala Zine-esque wriitngs. I'd like to see her future zines explore more. Sexual abuse, women's rights, safety, radical scenes and more. Read it." Zine created by Nyky G. Quoted and available to order from CS Distro.
(added
29/05/2006) 

IHRSINN - eine radikalfeministische Lesbenzeitschrift
(Bochum, Germany)
IHRSINN is... a pun which alludes to lunacy (Irrsinn) and to her sense/mind (ihr Sinn).
IHRSINN - a radical feminist-lesbian journal exists since 1989 and wants to reflect feminist-lesbian perspectives, to stimulate theory-friendly thinking in and particularly outside of academic fields and to offer a forum for political debates.
IHRSINN centres upon a specific topic in each issue. Thus new subjects are addressed as well as already practised politics and thinking critically revised. We dicide upon a theme in regard of diversity as much as political context and positioning. So contributions from different writers and artists, in diverse styles and forms are welcome.
IHRSINN e.V.
Schmidtstr.12
47793 Bochum
Tel.: 0234 / 68 31 94
Fax: 0234 / 916 09 44
http://www.ihrsinn.net/
info [AT] ihrsinn.net

i know what you did to me
(WA/US)
Billie is a survivor of incest, ritual abuse, government mind control and medical experiments. This zine (1996) by Billie Rain who also runs the planting seeds community awareness project talks about painful abuse: "are you hearing any of this? and you wonder why i have no hope, why i am so full of hate. why am i so full of hate? why am i always thinking about you, it always comes back to where you hurt me..."
billierain [AT] yahoo.com
You can order her zines at:

http://www.pscap.org/
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT] pscap.org
(added 05/16/2003)

i love you more
(WA/US)

This zine (1993) by Billie Rain who also runs the planting seeds community awareness project talks about abuse. billie is a survivor of incest, ritual abuse, government mind control and medical experiments. "this is why i hate money, and cops, and smooth surfaces...one day my dad came into my room with this weird look on his face and a hard on. h-a-r-d o-n. this, i assume, is how it began."
You can order her zines at:

billierain [AT] yahoo.com
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT] pscap.org
(added 05/16/2003)


i've got angels in my head
(WA/US)
Another zine by Billie (1996): "we are making this zine in order to hopefully raise awareness about child abuse and especially it's afteraffects. you may be wondering why we are using the word "we", and that is because we are multiple."
billierain [AT] yahoo.com
You can order her zines at:

http://www.pscap.org/
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT] pscap.org
(added 05/16/2003)

i write this without a mothertongue
(WA/US)
Yet another zine by Billie Rain (2002):"honey slides seamlessly down my features searching under its golden hues for the tangle of my history."
billierain [AT] yahoo.com
You can order her zines at:

http://www.pscap.org/
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT] pscap.org
(added 05/16/2003)

I was abducted by white people
(US)
"The 'zine includes my abduction scrapbook, plus a new article on the foster care debate." A zine by Kim So Yung of the Transracial Abductees. No MSG. This zine is sold for $6 for people of color, $12 for whites.
http://eminism.org/

http://transracialabductees.org/
Order via Emi Koyama,
PO Box 40570,
Portland OR 97240.
so_yung [AT] transracialabductees.org

emi [AT] eminism.org
(added 05/14/2003, updated 07/02/2006))

Instigations from the Whore Revolution: A Third Wave Feminist Response to the Sex Work "Controversy"
(OR/US)

"This classic 'zine is back, packed with lots of new materials - which more than doubled the number of pages (from 20 pages to 48 pages). Included are the handout "Support Prostitutes' Movement Now!", a couple of heated debate between Emi and anti-prostitution feminist scholars, the write-up on the failed City ordinance which could have harmed many sex workers in Portland, plus two of Emi's poems and several previously unpublished photos. Do take a look at this 'zine even if you already own the first edition. (2nd Edition)."
http://eminism.org/

http://www.confluere.com/store/zine-emi.htmhttp://eminism.org/readings/supporthookers.html
By Emi Koyama,
PO Box 40570,
Portland OR 97240.
emi [AT] eminism.org
(added 05/14/2003, updated 07/02/2006)


Introduction to Intersex Activism
(OR/US)
Subtitled with "A Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Allies": "This 16-page booklet packs all the materials you need to understand basics of intersex activism and how to become an ally. Includs excerpts from Intersx & ISNA FAQ, Alice Dreger's "Top Ten Myths about Intersex" and "Notes on Treatment of Intersex," Emi's "Talking Points" and "Suggestions for Ally-Building," and other resources. Also distributed by Intersex Society of North America." http://www.isna.org/
http://eminism.org/
Order via Emi Koyama,
PO Box 40570,
Portland OR 97240.
emi [AT] eminism.org
(added 05/14/2003, updated 07/02/2006)

I Was A Teenage Mormon
(FL/US)
"I Was A Teenage Mormon," is written by Caitlin. It's quarter-sized and thick - 132 pages! This zine describes Caitlin's involvement with the Church of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons), from ages seven to eighteen, and how she eventually fell away from the organization. Caitlin writes about her involvement in the Young Women of the Church, and her time as a Beehive, Mia Maid, and Laurel; Seminary classes; confessions to the Bishop when you screw up; and finally, how she fell away from it all, after years of doubts. I spent an afternoon reading this zine cover to cover...
caitlin [AT] enix.net.
(added 5/9/2003)

Itchy Tits:
A feminist zine/colouring book
(IL/US)

"Itchy Tits and it is a feminist zine/colouring book. Some men masturbate in public and some women end up seeing more than their fair share of it. Read about how I have dealt with this kind of unwanted attention and what it has made me think about. Through four different and true stories I over-analyse my relationship with sex, public transport and urban life. And there are dirty pictures waiting to be coloured in - for your added pleasure. It is selling for £2 in the UK and for 5 Dollars in America. Almost all of the money is going to The Empowerment Project in Chicago. This is a volunteer-run project that works with young women in the sex industry and provides them with a non-judgemental space to meet and work together. Please send concealed cash and your mailing address to:
2114 N. Spaulding, No. 2
Chicago, Illinois 60647

By Lindsay.
itchytxts [AT] hotmail.com
(added 01/11/03)


Iron Femme: Musings from an
Insurgent Femme
(US)
"Iron Femme is a personal zine about my Irish-American queer Femme identity. It deals with stuff about queerness, femmeninity, race/ethnicity, the Butch-Femme dynamic, etc. I currently have 2 issues out and am working on #3." By Tierney.
iron_femme [AT] yahoo.com
(added 11/21/02)


I Always Called it Rape
(US)
"I agree with the NOW Los Angeles Chapter that rape is one of the many types of crimes that is a hate crime." A very personal zine by my dear friend Janni. It's her first zine - but what a powerful and at the same very, very sad zine! She writes about her experience of rape and the painful aftermath. Also included are suggested resources and links.
ibelieveinwomen [AT] hotmail.com

I’m So Fucking Beautiful
(WA/US)

When I got my hands onto this famous zine by Nomy Lamm (published some time ago), I was shaking from excitement! Nomy writes: “I’m trying to paint a portrait. Paint myself raw and real.” As Nomy states zine #3 is based on synopsis “ A picture says a thousand words: this picture tells the story of a white/ Jewish middle-class queer/ disabled/ fat girl and the toll that American capitalist ideology has taken on her teenage dream wish world.” It's really hard to find this zine, but if you do, you have found a treasure!
By Nomy Lamm, Olympia,WA
USA


Interior Cartography
(US)
A personal and very interesting site by Haley! Read about Third wave feminism, art and science, quotes from cool books, politics, media,...check this site out! http://www.fish.com/~hale/index.html
(webpage inactive 07/02/2006)


Ideas is Matches
(Ireland)

A cool zine from Ireland! Clodagh not only reviews other zines (mostly from Dublin and the UK) but also shares her travel experience through Europe anmd recommends places she enjoyed. By Clodagh, Lucan, Dublin, Ireland
clodagh [AT] gurlmail.com


I Am Camera
(Australia)
"I am now maker of my own news and distributor of my own time." (#4) Vanessa wrote this zine in 2000/2001 and brings to you great stories (like "Wh[a]y are bugs attracted to light?")! Read it! I am a Camera #8: "Disasters. The result of my long standing disaster obsession, this issue takes such catastrophes as the San Francisco Earthquake, the Krakatoa eruption and the Chernobyl disaster and knocks them about a bit. Post apocalyptic young adult books are reviewed, personal disasters are revisited, I find myself amongst floods and giant felled trees."
PO Box 1879
Strawberry Hills, NSW 2912
Australia
vbworld [AT] ihug.com.au
http://www.vanessaberryworld.com

Idiosyncrasy
(CA/US)
Cherry
PO Box 931333
Los Angeles, CA 90093
USA


Inside the Test
(PA/US)

"It's like a giant weird love letter."
PO Box 185
Northampton, PA 18067-9998
USA



I Dreamed I Was Assertive
(IL/US)
“Mostly writings on frivolous topics with a little bit of politics thrown in.”
Celia, Chicago, IL, USA
perezeeb [AT] yahoo.com

I Think So
(Australia)

“A per-zine of sorts: i've covered all sorts of things including break-up sex, my favourite donuts, road trip stories and disillusionment with radical politics.  Angst so self-depreciating it's funny.  Recipes, reviews and rants." By Esther.
estherorama [AT] gmail.com

In Between
(OR/US)

“I am somewhere beyond where I was before but not yet where I would like to be.”
PO Box 4965
Portland, OR 97208
USA
Keight [AT] (this domain).net
ohkeight [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.uncapitalized.net



Indulgence
(OR/US)

“This is a document about how political theories effect me personally and how, through living my own life, I hope to effect them.” “ I think that when society sees someone who they define as glamorous or who defines themselves as glamorous they make assumptions of where that person’s personal politics and ideas might be.” This issue is #4 for Indulgence and I was satisfied with the time I spent reading the zine. I’ll briefly mention several of the articles by title, Rock Star Dreams, Roller Skates: Teenage Conspiracy a Go Go, Thoughts on the Treatment of Bisexuality and Let’s Take a Moment to Talk About Sex. Also, there is an IMPORTANT notice about a zine titled ISHI. I’ll tell you just in case you can’t get your hands on this zine. Just to be precise I’ll copy it word for word. Here it goes: “ There is a man called Bill Price who is a convicted child molester who is serving a prison term in California. He does a zine called ISHI, which appears to be written by a young girl. He writes to girl zinesters, often asking for their pictures, etc. He sometimes sends mail from outside prison through a man in Chico, California so it doesn’t have the prison return address on it. This man is dangerous. He has written to some of my friends and also betrayed their trust, etc. Please write me or e-mail me if you need any more info. Do not write this man back. Please pass this information along to anyone else in the zine/ punk/ d.i.y/ underground community. Thanks.” May I add this is yet another reason why the zine community should provide only an e-mail or p.o box address. Please, don’t give out your home address!
By Eleanor, Portland, Oregon, USA
killerfemme [AT] yahoo.com


Inside and Out
(PA/US)
“Go ahead and get a pen and paper or a seat in front of your computer and create a list of things you love about you.”
Taryn
PO Box 641
Warminster, PA 18974
USA
taryn [AT] geeklife.com


Is Tired…
(IL/US)
Chicago, IL, USA

It’s Your Fucking Body
(PA/US)
Just about what the title says!
Marie, Meadville, PA, USA
stars_kill_rock [AT] hotmail.com

In Your Face
(CA/US)

“I could see your smudged kiss and nose print pressed against the glass and when the sun shines through, its reflection hits my heart.” Issue #5 is titled documents because it is based on several of her journal entries. Although, this zine has an intro that sounds a bit discouraging as far as how our author feels about herself. I wouldn’t underestimate her because it is evident in her zine just how extraordinaire she is. If you want to learn how to fight exaggerated thrift store prices then I suggest you take her advice.
Monterrey, California, USA
(added 10/17/02) 


Indigo
(IL/US)

"Will someone please explain something to me? 'Free to prisoners.' What’s up with that? I have seen countless zines making this offer to give a free copy to someone who is incarcerated. In fact, I even did too at one point. I don’t know what the fuck I was thinking. Maybe I was feeling anti-establishment and had some kind of sympathy for them. I then realized these people are in jail for a reason. They know where you live, and often times, they won’t be there for long. I’m far from being a paranoid conservative, but I don’t see why prisoners should get zines for free when someone else has to buy them.” Issue#12 has an interesting piece on how our author became involved in a love triangle whose end will be decided by our justice system. Another recommendable article is in support for John Alexander Scott Coutts, better known as John Willie. This is the Mister that published Bizarre magazine irregularly from 1946 to 1958.
Michelle Aiello, Chicago, USA
Hellcat26 [AT] hotmail.com
(added 10/17/02) 


Instant Glam
(US)
“Here is my first attempt at a zine, it is a diy zine filled with fabulous ideas to add sparkle and glam into your live.” Instant Glam is a do it yourself quick guide. It allows you to mix and match your eye shadows by preparing them yourself. It also provides instructions on how to make mirror string curtains, simple chokers, perfume recipes, glam candles, paper mache box with lid and other must have items.
glam_art [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.artset.ca

(added 10/17/02)    

 

International Sweetheart of Rhythm
(Australia)
Self aware of my own misrepresentation being too profound an influence, my reality conjures a lyrical and self-slaughtering vision. Come and watch me flail.” Our author had th to say about her zine,“International Sweetheart of Rhythm a fairly general exception to perfection, cultivating well mastered yet subtle quirks to get by in a world valuing conformed individuality as the highest virtue.”
Gala, Victoria, Australia
Internationalsweetheartofrhythm [AT] hotmail.com
(added 10/17/02)


Intertwined
(US)

“I am just thankful I took back from you what belonged in my soul. Because that is only for me.”Marla has a way for conveying that she has been betrayed, and forgiveness is nowhere near. In Issue#2 you discover what happens in Marla’s job site when she has tactile contact with one of her co-workers. There is an entry in her zine about the importance about writing on motivation. Also included is a piece on her love for this newly encountered person.
By Marla, South Hadley, USA
Femme_dyke [AT] mindspring.com
(added 10/17/02)

 

IMAGINARY WINDOWS
(CA/US)

"A zine that suggests that grrrls should control their own corset strings. This is my own little piece of self publishing. A glitter grrrl dust range/rage of reclamation, imagination, faeries, FEMINISM, RIOT GRRRRL,
personal writing, change, assemblage, surreallity and art. Delirious Delight and Delightful Delirium."
little_guinevere [AT] hotmail.com
Erin, San Francisco
(added 11/13/02)

Invincible Summer
(OR/US)
A month spent at Farm Sanctuary, a refuge for animals rescued from the factory farming industry and other places.”
PO Box 12763
Portland, Oregon
97212
USA
kniqole [AT] hotmail.com

 


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